TITLE

Isolated Total Anomalous Systemic Venous Drainage in an Adult: Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Devendran, Vimalarani; Varghese, Roy; Gudeboyana, Krishnaya; Jessudian, Vimala
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p1918
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Total anomalous systemic venous drainage is a rare form of congenital heart disease. All the systemic venous flow from the body (i.e., from the superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, and coronary sinus) drains abnormally into the left atrium. This condition requires the presence of a left-to-right shunt (atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, or ventricular septal defect) to allow the systemic venous return to reach the pulmonary circulation. This disorder may be associated with heterotaxy syndromes. This report describes a patient with unique total anomalous systemic venous drainage that was successfully corrected surgically.
ACCESSION #
91907398

 

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