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Surgical treatment of cor triatriatum, ventricular septal defect in an infant with a giant omphalocele.
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PMID:  21763821     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cor triatriatum is a rare cardiac anomaly characterized by a membrane in the left atrium that separates the atrium into the proximal and distal chambers. Herein, we describe an unusual case of cor triatriatum combined with a ventricular septal defect in a newborn infant with a giant omphalocele and underwent a successful cardiac surgical repair. In this abnormality, there is a high incidence of associated congenital abnormalities; but to the best of our knowledge, this is the first time that a combination of cor triatriatum and omphalocele has been reported in the literature.
Authors:
Mustafa Kir; Baran Ugurlu; Gul Sagin Saylam; Ulas Karadas
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e23-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylul University, Inciralti Izmir 35340, Turkey.
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