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Right ventricular aneurysm following modified Norwood-Sano operation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18487238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a rare congenital heart defect characterized by underdevelopment of left-sided heart structures, including the aortic arch. The contemporary surgical management of this anomaly includes the Norwood procedure and provision of pulmonary blood flow by either a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (MBTS) or a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery (RV-PA) conduit, commonly referred to as the Sano shunt. We report on an unusual complication of the Sano shunt, that of a giant right ventricular pseudoaneurysm occurring at the shunt insertion site.
Mohsen Karimi; Ahmed Farouk; John Stork; Hani A Hennein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-30     Completed Date:  2008-10-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  664-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Rainbow Heart Center, Department of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  surgery
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Coronary Circulation
Heart Aneurysm / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  surgery
Heart Ventricles / pathology
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / physiopathology,  surgery*
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Circulation
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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