Right aortic arch, right ligamentum, absent left pulmonary artery: A rare vascular ring

Ali Dodge-Khatami, Carl L. Backer, Michael E. Dunham, Constantine Mavroudis

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Abstract

A 5-month-old infant presented with respiratory failure secondary to severe right bronchial compression. Diagnostic imaging revealed a right aortic arch and absent left pulmonary artery. Surgical relief was obtained via median sternotomy by dividing a right ligamentum and pexing the enlarged right pulmonary artery to the ascending aorta.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1472-1474
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume67
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Thoracic Aorta
Pulmonary Artery
Blood Vessels
Sternotomy
Diagnostic Imaging
Respiratory Insufficiency
Aorta

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  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Right aortic arch, right ligamentum, absent left pulmonary artery : A rare vascular ring. / Dodge-Khatami, Ali; Backer, Carl L.; Dunham, Michael E.; Mavroudis, Constantine.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 67, No. 5, 01.05.1999, p. 1472-1474.

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Dodge-Khatami, Ali ; Backer, Carl L. ; Dunham, Michael E. ; Mavroudis, Constantine. / Right aortic arch, right ligamentum, absent left pulmonary artery : A rare vascular ring. In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1999 ; Vol. 67, No. 5. pp. 1472-1474.
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