Tetralogy of fallot and absence of left pulmonary artery


HALİT V., OLGUNTÜRK R., ERER D. , KULA S.

THE THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1055/s-2007-989367
  • Dergi Adı: THE THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON

Özet

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.