THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.56, no.7, pp.430-432, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary artery, MAPCA, pulmonary hypertension, ISOLATED UNILATERAL ABSENCE, SILDENAFIL, REPAIR
Gazi University Affiliated:
Unilateral absence of the pulmonary artery is a rare congenital lesion usually caused by backward displacement of the conical artery of the truncus arteriosus. The purpose of this report is to describe and discuss the treatment of an 8-year-old patient who presented with cyanosis and was diagnosed with tetralogy of Fallot together with an absence of the left pulmonary artery and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries.