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Successful correction of a total anomalous venous connection in a 63-year-old male--case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21087436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is a rare variant of cyanotic congenital heart disease and usually requires surgical correction within the first few months of life. We report midterm results of a 63-year-old male with intracardiac total anomalous venous return into the coronary sinus who presented with congestive predominantly right heart failure and underwent corrective surgery with unroofing of the coronary sinus and patch closure of the secundum atrial septal defect.
Ulrike Wetzel; Werner Scholtz; Nikola Bogunovic; Jan Körfer; Nikolaus A Haas; Ute Blanz; Reiner Körfer; Deniz Kececioglu; Dieter Horstkotte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congenital heart disease     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1747-0803     ISO Abbreviation:  Congenit Heart Dis     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-22     Completed Date:  2011-03-04     Revised Date:  2011-05-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256510     Medline TA:  Congenit Heart Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  470-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Heart and Diabetes Center North Rhine-Westphalia, Ruhr University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Child, Preschool
Heart Failure / etiology
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / complications,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Scimitar Syndrome / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Young Adult

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