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"Superimposition" digital subtraction angiography: evaluation of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
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PMID:  8456023     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) has a relatively high surgical mortality, especially the infracardiac variety. A small left atrium may limit postoperative cardiac output. Superimposition of digitally subtracted angiographic (DSA) images may be used to define pulmonary venous anatomy, left atrial size, and its spatial relationship to the common pulmonary vein. The technique for acquiring superimposed digitally subtracted images and the results of two cases with infracardiac TAPVC are presented. We have found that this superimposition technique is easily performed and may provide important preoperative information in infants with TAPVC.
C A Greene; C L Case; P Oslizlok; P C Gillette
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  1993 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-16     Completed Date:  1993-04-16     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina Children's Heart Center, Charleston 29425.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction / methods*
Congenital Abnormalities / radiography
Heart Atria / radiography
Heart Catheterization
Infant, Newborn
Preoperative Care
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*,  radiography

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