Distal ductal origin of the right pulmonary artery: prospective diagnosis and primary repair in infancy

N. Sreeram, A. Asante-Korang, E. Ladusans

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Abstract

Absence of the proximal segment of the right pulmonary artery was diagnosed by echocardiography in two neonates. In both a right-sided duct communicated with the right pulmonary artery at the hilum of the lung. Successful surgical repair was undertaken at seven months and 10 weeks, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-274
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • "Absent" pulmonary artery
  • Diagnosis and repair

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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