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Live/Real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of aortopulmonary window.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18186787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortopulmonary (AP) window is an extremely rare congenital anomaly involving a communication between the ascending aorta and pulmonary artery. Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography is traditionally used in the diagnosis but has limitations. We report the usefulness of three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the assessment of AP window in two newborns studied by us.
Anurag Singh; Farhat Mehmood; Robb L Romp; Navin C Nanda; Ravi K Mallavarapu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0742-2822     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-11     Completed Date:  2008-05-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortopulmonary Septal Defect / surgery,  ultrasonography*
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional*
Infant, Newborn

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