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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28461797/total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-in-children-preoperative-evaluation-with-low-dose-multidetector-computed-tomographic-angiography
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Aysel Turkvatan, Hasan Tahsin Tola, Pelin Ayyildiz, Erkut Ozturk, Yakup Ergul, Alper Guzeltas
We report the results of our retrospective evaluation, from February 2011 through August 2014, of the anatomic features of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) and its associated cardiovascular anomalies in a pediatric population. In all 43 patients under study (23 female; average age, 9 mo [range, 4 d-7.1 yr]), these examinations had been performed with a dual-source 256-detector scanner. The type of TAPVC, the presence of obstruction, and the association with other cardiovascular anomalies were investigated and recorded...
April 2017: Texas Heart Institute Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401632/role-of-four-dimensional-echocardiography-with-high-definition-flow-imaging-and-spatiotemporal-image-correlation-in-detecting-fetal-pulmonary-veins
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Xue Sun, Ying Zhang, Miao Fan, Yu Wang, Meilian Wang, Faiza Amber Siddiqui, Wei Sun, Feifei Sun, Dongyu Zhang, Wenjia Lei, Guyue Hu
BACKGROUND: Prenatal diagnosis of fetal total anomalous pulmonary vein connection (TAPVC) remains challenging for most screening sonographers. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of four-dimensional echocardiography with high-definition flow imaging and spatiotemporal image correlation (4D-HDFI) in identifying pulmonary veins in normal and TAPVC fetuses. MATERIAL & METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed and performed 4D-HDFI in 204 normal and 12 fetuses with confirmed diagnosis of TAPVC...
April 12, 2017: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28359496/transposition-of-the-great-arteries-with-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
#3
Gananjay G Salve, Shreepal A Jain, Bharat V Dalvi, Krishnanaik Shivaprakash
Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a rare association. Very few such cases have been reported. Among them 1 patient underwent anatomic repair. The rest received repair at the atrial level with either a modified Senning technique or a Mustard technique. We report a rare combination of TGA, TAPVC draining to the coronary sinus, and left juxtaposition of the atrial appendages with a diminutive right atrium. The anomalies were successfully repaired by anatomic correction...
April 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28332089/surgery-for-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-primary-sutureless-repair-vs-conventional-repair
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REVIEW
Naoki Yoshimura, Kazuaki Fukahara, Akio Yamashita, Toshio Doi, Katsunori Takeuchi, Shigeyuki Yamashita, Takahiro Homma, Shigeki Yokoyama, Masaya Aoki, Yuki Ikeno
Despite recent advances in surgical technique and perioperative care, the surgical correction of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) remains a challenge. The major complication and the main cause of reoperation in TAPVC surgery are the occurrence of pulmonary venous obstruction (PVO). In the 1990s, sutureless repair was introduced as a technique to relieve PVO after TAPVC repair. Following the favorable outcomes for postoperative PVO, the indications for sutureless repair as a primary operation have been expanded to include infants who have preoperative PVO or those at risk of developing PVO after the repair of TAPVC...
May 2017: General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28329458/type-iv-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
#5
James D St Louis, Elizabeth M Turk, Jeffrey P Jacobs, James E O'Brien
BACKGROUND: Mortality associated with correction of type IV total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is generally reported in combination with other anatomic types. The objective of this study is to review surgical outcomes associated with the repair of type IV TAPVC by analyzing a multi-institutional cohort specific for this group. We also analyze patient-specific variables that may contribute to poor operative outcomes. METHODS: A retrospective review of the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium (PCCC) registry identified patients who underwent repair of type IV TAPVC between 1982 and 2007...
March 2017: World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163429/modified-closed-chamber-sutureless-technique-for-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
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Sabarinath Menon, Thomas Mathew, Jayakumar Karunakaran, Baiju Sashidhar Dharan
Visibility continues to be a major problem during repair of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) resulting in frequent use of deep hypothermia and low flow bypass. Sutureless technique for primary repair of anomalous pulmonary venous connection is fast becoming popular. In this described modification of sutureless technique through the lateral approach, the left atrium is marsupialized around the common pulmonary venous chamber, except on the right lateral aspect, providing a bloodless field with minimal retraction of heart facilitating the surgery at mild hypothermia...
January 2017: Annals of Pediatric Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28151919/prenatal-diagnoses-of-an-uncommon-isolated-obstructed-supracardiac-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature-care-compliant
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REVIEW
Iolanda Muntean, Claudiu Mărginean, Răzvan Stanca, Rodica Togănel, Marian Pop, Liliana Gozar
INTRODUCTION: Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection is an uncommon congenital heart disease. Four types are described based on the site of pulmonary venous drainage: supracardiac, cardiac, infradiaphragmathic, and mixed connection. In most cases of supracardiac type, the common venous confluence drains through an ascending left vertical vein into the brachiocephalic vein, right superior vena cava, and then into the right atrium. Anomalous connection of the pulmonary venous confluence directly to the right SVC, especially the obstructed form is an unusual and severe supracardiac variant...
February 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28107801/surgical-considerations-in-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
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Fawwaz R Shaw, Jonathan M Chen
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is predominantly a neonatal congenital cardiac diagnosis in which the pulmonary veins fail to return to the left atrium. The presence or absence of obstruction defines the clinical presentation, and in the setting of obstructed pulmonary veins, this diagnosis represents a true surgical emergency. Improvements in perioperative care and refinement of surgical techniques continue to allow for improved survival and decreased morbidity. A description of the surgical anatomy and key concepts in the perioperative and surgical management of TAPVC are presented in this review...
January 1, 2017: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043464/comparison-of-sutureless-and-conventional-techniques-to-repair-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
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Cheng Zhang, Yanqiu Ou, Jian Zhuang, Jimei Chen, Zhiqiang Nie, Yiqun Ding
Surgical repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is challenging. This study aimed to compare the outcomes of the sutureless and conventional techniques for primary repair. From October 2007 to December 2013, 179 consecutive patients underwent repair of TAPVC (sutureless, n = 81; conventional, n = 98). Propensity score matching was used to submit 140 patients to stratified analysis by the presence or absence of preoperative pulmonary venous obstruction (pre-PVO). Surgeons׳ performance differences were assessed with multilevel mixture survival analysis...
July 2016: Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881562/total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-the-current-management-strategies-in-a-pediatric-cohort-of-768-patients
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Guocheng Shi, Zhongqun Zhu, Jimei Chen, Yanqiu Ou, Haifa Hong, Zhiqiang Nie, Haibo Zhang, Xiaoqing Liu, Jinghao Zheng, Qi Sun, Jinfen Liu, Huiwen Chen, Jian Zhuang
BACKGROUND: Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a rare form of congenital heart disease. This study describes current surgical treatment strategies and experiences in a cohort of patients from 2 congenital cardiac centers in Shanghai and Guangdong in China. METHODS: This retrospective study included 768 patients operated on between 2005 and 2014. Although most patients (n=690) underwent conventional repair, a sutureless technique was used in 10% (n=78) of cases...
January 3, 2017: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858923/echocardiographic-diagnosis-of-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connections-experience-of-84-cases-from-1-medical-center
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Ziming Zhang, Li Zhang, Feng Xie, Bing Wang, Zhengxing Sun, Shuangshuang Kong, Xinfang Wang, Nianguo Dong, Guohua Wang, Qing Lv, Yuman Li, Ling Li, Mingxing Xie
We sought to evaluate the value of echocardiography in the diagnosis of different types of anomalous pulmonary venous connections (APVCs) and summarize the diagnostic experience. A total of 84 patients with APVC were confirmed by surgery (n = 82) or computerized tomography angiography (CTA) (n = 2) in the last 6 years (2008-2014) at the Wuhan Union Hospital. The total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) cases account for 60.7%, and partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC) cases account for 39...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27694572/perioperative-and-anesthetic-considerations-in-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
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REVIEW
Faith J Ross, Denise Joffe, Gregory J Latham
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a potentially devastating form of congenital heart disease in which all pulmonary blood flow returns to the systemic venous circulation rather than the left atrium. Anomalous pulmonary venous flow may be obstructed at birth, and affected infants present with severe cyanosis and poor cardiac output unresponsive to standard resuscitation with prostaglandin. Obstructed TAPVC remains one of the few indications for emergent neonatal cardiac surgery. This review will discuss the physiology and perioperative management of isolated TAPVC without associated cardiac lesions...
September 29, 2016: Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27628651/a-successful-staged-fontan-operation-for-a-right-atrial-isomerism-neonate-having-major-aortopulmonary-collateral-arteries-and-extracardiac-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
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Yujiro Ide, Masaya Murata, Hiroki Ito, Kisaburo Sakamoto
Right atrial isomerism and pulmonary atresia combined with major aortopulmonary collateral arteries are very rare. Surgical treatment becomes more challenging when an extracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) requiring surgical repair neonatally is also present. We describe a successful staged Fontan operation for a neonate with a single ventricle, right atrial isomerism, pulmonary atresia with major aortopulmonary collateral arteries, a small central pulmonary artery and a supracardiac TAPVC...
January 2017: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27594934/computed-tomography-features-of-supracardiac-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-in-an-infant
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Tariq Alam, Hidayatullah Hamidi, Mer Mahmood Shah Hoshang
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a rare congenital anomaly of the pulmonary veins drainage. In this entity, the pulmonary veins, instead of draining to left atrium, connect abnormally to the systemic venous circulation. A right-to-left shunt is obligatory for survival. Based on its type and degree of pulmonary venous obstruction, TAPVC may result in pulmonary hypertension and congestive heart failure. In severe cases, urgent diagnosis and surgical correction is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality...
September 2016: Radiology case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27460400/functional-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-via-levoatriocardinal-vein
#15
Taiyu Hayashi, Katsusuke Ozawa, Rika Sugibayashi, Seiji Wada, Hiroshi Ono
We report a fetal case of double outlet right ventricle, mitral atresia, and intact atrial septum. Although the pulmonary veins were connected to the left atrium, pulmonary venous blood drained into the right superior vena cava via the stenotic levoatriocardinal vein (LACV), which resulted in a circulation resembling total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) with pulmonary venous obstruction. Since the pulmonary veins were connected to both the stenotic LACV and the "dead-end" left atrium, the pulmonary venous flow had a to-and-fro pattern along with atrial relaxation and contraction...
July 2016: Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27134968/infra-cardiac-total-anomalous-venous-connection-to-portal-vein-unusual-dynamic-hepatic-flow-phenomenon-demonstrated-with-mri
#16
Venkatraman S Bhat
Functional information regarding fluid movement within the body can be derived by magnetic resonance methods. Some of the observations were overlooked in early days of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) application. This presentation illustrates an unique, intra-hepatic haemodynamic phenomenon, demonstrated by magnetic resonance imaging, in a case of infra-cardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC) Demonstration of such phenomena is unreported even after widespread use of cardiac MRI, although patho-physiology of such a phenomenon is expected in TAPVC...
March 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27029202/-surgical-treatment-of-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection-under-6-months-of-age
#17
Hujun Cui, Xinxin Chen, Li Ma, Yuansheng Xia, Shengchun Yang, Minghui Zou, Weidan Chen
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the experience of surgical treatment of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in infants. METHODS: The clinic data of 84 cases with TAPVC under 6 months of age underwent surgical treatment at Department of Cardiac Surgery, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center from January 2012 to October 2015 were analyzed retrospectively. There were 58 male and 26 female patients. The patients were aged 1 days to 6 months with a mean of (2...
April 1, 2016: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26904211/outcomes-of-total-cavopulmonary-connection-for-single-ventricle-palliation
#18
Minghui Zou, Yanfei Wang, Hujun Cui, Li Ma, Shengchun Yang, Yuansheng Xia, Weidan Chen, Xinxin Chen
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to review the early and mid-term outcomes of the total cavopulmonary connection (TCPC) procedure and evaluate risk factors for prolonged pleural effusions. METHODS: The clinical records of 82 consecutive patients, who underwent a TCPC operation between January 2008 and December 2013, were reviewed for incidence of prolonged pleural effusions, duration of ventilation time and pleural drainage, length of intensive care unit (ICU) stay, and early and mid-term morbidity and mortality...
January 2016: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26701620/functionally-univentricular-heart-with-right-atrial-isomerism-and-mixed-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-drainage
#19
Sachin Talwar, Palkesh Agarwal, Shiv Kumar Choudhary, Balram Airan
Patients with right atrial isomerism and total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in a functionally univentricular heart are a challenging subset with a high mortality rate. We present the case of a patient with univentricular heart who had right atrial isomerism and associated mixed TAPVC (supracardiac, cardiac, and infracardiac). The anatomy was delineated precisely, and the patient underwent first-stage univentricular palliation consisting of TAPVC repair and bilateral bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis...
May 2016: World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26697089/transcatheter-closure-of-partially-ligated-vertical-vein-after-surgical-correction-of-supracardiac-total-anomalous-pulmonary-venous-connection
#20
Hamid Amoozgar, Maryam Ahmadipoor, Ahmad Ali Amirghofran
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is an anomaly in which the pulmonary veins are directly connected to one of the systemic veins or drain into the right atrium. Management of pulmonary hypertension after the total correction of this congenital cardiac anomaly is very important. Unligation of the vertical vein in the supracardiac type of this anomaly can be a draining pathway for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary hypertension crisis. Late onset transcatheter closure of the unligated vertical vein after a decrease in pulmonary pressure with the Amplatzer vascular plug type 1can prevent residual left-to-right shunting...
July 3, 2015: Journal of Tehran Heart Center
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