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An Unusual Form of Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Via a Right-Sided Vertical Vein in a Heterotaxy Syndrome Case.
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PMID:  22354227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Heterotaxy syndromes comprise a great variety of possible cardiac defects. Anomalies of the pulmonary venous system are well recognized in heterotaxy syndromes but constitute a frequently underdiagnosed subgroup. The case report describes a girl with a rare form of supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous return via a right-sided vertical vein to the right innominate vein in heterotaxy syndrome with dextrocardia, unbalanced atrioventricular septal defect with severe left ventricular hypoplasia, and transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary stenosis. Careful evaluation and imaging before surgical repair is crucial for such complex cardiac anomalies.
Authors:
Anja Lehner; Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann; Florian Herrmann; Robert Dalla-Pozza; Heinrich Netz; Edward Malec; Katarzyna Januszewska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany, Anja.Lehner@med.uni-muenchen.de.
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