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Isolated right pulmonary artery discontinuity

By Daniel Turner, J.A. Vincent and M.L. Epstein

Abstract

Unilateral “absence” of the pulmonary artery is an uncommon malformation\ud frequently associated with congenital heart disease. In fact, the pulmonary artery is\ud typically discontinuous from the main pulmonary artery, not absent. This article reports a case of right pulmonary artery discontinuity not associated with congenital heart disease\ud and reviews the embryogenesis and treatment of this rare congenital cardiac anomaly.peer-reviewe

Topics: Pulmonary artery -- Catheterization, Congenital heart disease
Publisher: Images in Paediatric Cardiology
Year: 2000
OAI identifier: oai:www.um.edu.mt:123456789/3769
Provided by: OAR@UM

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