Tetralogy of fallot and absence of left pulmonary artery


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

THE THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-2007-989367
  • Title of Journal : THE THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON

Abstract

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.