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An unusual case of congenitally unguarded tricuspid valve orifice associated with pulmonary valve atresia and intact ventricular septum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20380678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on a premature neonate who presented with cyanosis soon after birth. She was found on echocardiography to have an unguarded tricuspid valve orifice associated with pulmonary valve atresia and an intact interventricular septum. Owing to the small-sized pulmonary arteries, she was initially managed conservatively with prostaglandin infusion, and at one year of age underwent a successful bidirectional cavo-pulmonary (Glenn) shunt operation.
Farirai F Takawira; Belinda J Mitchell; Dirk J Du Plessis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-12     Completed Date:  2010-07-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Steve Biko Academic Hospital and University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Atresia / complications*,  ultrasonography*
Rare Diseases / ultrasonography
Tricuspid Atresia / complications*,  ultrasonography*

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