Partial left anomalous pulmonary venous return: A diagnostic dilemma

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Abstract

Two adults were seen with left partial anomalous pulmonary venous return with intact atrial septum. Both cases had remained undiagnosed despite medical attention since childhood, including previous cardiac catheterization in one patient. Noninvasive tests, indocyanine green dye injections, pulmonary artery angiography, and venous sampling for oximetry high in the superior vena cava above the entry of the innominate vein will help establish the diagnosis of this disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-115
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986

Keywords

  • anomalous pulmonary veins
  • atrial septal defect
  • congenital heart disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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