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Role of echocardiography in sinus venosus atrial septal defect combined with systemic and pulmonary vascular disease.
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PMID:  22509439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We present a case of persistent left superior vena cava, anomalous right pulmonary venous connection to the right-sided superior vena cava and sinus venosus atrial septal defect detected by computed tomography (CT) pulmonary angiography and echocardiography. These defects were surgically corrected using a double-patch technique. In fact, CT can provide anatomical information about a complex anomaly in the systemic and pulmonary vasculatures. Though modern imaging techniques are useful for detecting complex cardiovascular disease, careful echocardiographic examination should be performed to diagnose complex cardiac anomalies.
Jihun Ahn; Sang-Ho Park; Dohoi Kim; Taehoon Kim; Seongsik Jo; Hyeokgyu Lee; Ara Cho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-03-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular ultrasound     Volume:  20     ISSN:  2005-9655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-17     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101477138     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-51     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Gumi Hospital, Gumi, Korea.
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