Normally connected anomalously draining obstructed pulmonary veins in an infant with mitral atresia: clinical presentation and catheter management

Pediatric Cardiology
M R EbeidJ A Joransen

Abstract

A patient with hypoplastic left ventricle and double outlet right ventricle underwent pulmonary artery band as a newborn. At age 3 months, cardiac catheterization demonstrated complete closure of his atrial septal defect with decompression of the left atrium via a small levo-cardinal vein. Thus, he had normally connected, anomalously draining obstructed pulmonary veins. He underwent successful catheter intervention with excellent release of the obstruction. This rare finding and technical aspects of catheter intervention are discussed.

Citations

Jul 28, 2016·Pediatrics International : Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society·Taiyu HayashiHiroshi Ono

Related Concepts

Multiple Congenital Anomalies
Taussig-Bing Anomaly
Cardiac Catheterization Procedures
Congenital Heart Defects
Left Ventricular Structure
Hemodynamics
Mitral Valve
Pulmonary Veins
Benefit-Risk Assessment

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