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Rerouting anomalous hepatic venous connection to the left atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20667368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total hepatic venous drainage into the left atrium is an extremely uncommon abnormality. We present a patient in whom the hepatic veins drained into the left atrium in the absence of other intracardiac or extracardiac anomalies. Surgical correction of the anomalous hepatic venous connection was performed by suturing the hepatic veins to the right atrium.
Geoffrey T L Kloppenburg; Marco C Post; Hans-Jurgen J Mager; Marc A A M Schepens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-29     Completed Date:  2010-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  638-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / surgery*
Heart Atria / abnormalities*,  surgery*
Hepatic Veins / abnormalities*,  surgery*

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