BIDIRECTIONAL GLENN SHUNT AND REPAIR OF TOTAL ANOMALOUS PULMONARY VENOUS CONNECTION IN A 3 YEARS OLD CHILD WITH HETEROTAXY SYNDROME: A CASE REPORT

Authors

  • Shahyad Salehi-ardebili
  • Mohammad Radvar
  • Behnam Askari

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47144/phj.v54i3.2165

Abstract

Right Atrial Isomerism (RAI) and total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a rare condition with very high mortality in neonatal period, but outcomes may be better in older children. A cyanotic 3 years old boy with dyspnea and growth retardation diagnosed with RAI and supracardiac type of TAPVC undergone a successful repair of TAPVC and simultaneous Glenn shunt. Older patients with RAI may be a distinct, more suitable group for surgical repair.

Author Biographies

Mohammad Radvar

Assistant professor, Department of Pediatric Disease, Shahid Motahari Hospital, Kashani Street, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

Behnam Askari

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Seyed-al-Shohada Heart Center, 17 Shahrivar Street, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran.

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Published

2021-09-30