A Rare Case of Transposition of Great Arteries with an Intact Septum and Aorto-Pulmonary Window
Journal of Surgery
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014, Pages: 24-26
Received: Jan. 20, 2014; Published: Mar. 30, 2014
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Sanjeev Singh, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences; Department of Pediatric Cardiac Sciences, NHIMS, Bangalore, India
Arti Singh, KNUST Hospital, KNUST, Kumasi, West Africa
Deigheidy Ehab Mahrous, Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue, Universite Paris-Sud, France; Department of Pediatric Cardiac Sciences, NHIMS, Bangalore, India
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Abstract
Transposition of the great arteries with an intact ventricular septum and aortopulmonary window is an extremely rare anatomic combination associated with high morbidity and mortality. We report a case of a 24days neonate with dextro-transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum and a large aortopulmonary window as a mechanism of inter-circulatory mixing.
Keywords
Aorto-Pulmonary Window, Arterial Switch Operation, Congenital Heart Defect, Transposition of the Great Arteries
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Sanjeev Singh, Arti Singh, Deigheidy Ehab Mahrous, A Rare Case of Transposition of Great Arteries with an Intact Septum and Aorto-Pulmonary Window, Journal of Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014, pp. 24-26. doi: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.12
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