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Unexpected persistent left superior vena cava and absent right superior vena cava in situs solitus patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19874417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We, herein, report a patient with persistent left superior vena cava with enlarged coronary sinus and absent right superior vena cava. This anomaly, diagnosed intraoperatively during the third open-heart surgery in the course of transesophageal echocardiography examination, was not mentioned during the patient's previous two cardiac operations. Challenges in intraoperative management and implications for subsequent treatments are discussed.
Authors:
Edward Gologorsky; Francisco Igor B Macedo; Enisa M Carvalho; Radhika Govindaswamy; Tomas A Salerno
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-10-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33139, USA. EGologorsky@med.miami.edu
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