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CASE REPORT

Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patient with Tetralogy of Fallot with Unilateral Absence of Pulmonary Artery undergoing Intracardiac Repair

Shrinath Damodaran, KP Gaurav, Shyam Thingnam, Vipan Garg

Keywords : Absent left pulmonary artery, Tetralogy of Fallot, Transesophageal echocardiography

Citation Information : Damodaran S, Gaurav K, Thingnam S, Garg V. Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patient with Tetralogy of Fallot with Unilateral Absence of Pulmonary Artery undergoing Intracardiac Repair. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2018; 6 (1):16-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1081

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Unilateral absence of pulmonary artery (UAPA) is a rare congenital anomaly commonly associated with cardiovascular malformation. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most frequent concomitant disorder for UAPA disease. Incidence of UAPA in TOF is 1 to 3%. The absent left pulmonary artery (LPA) is 5 to 8 times more frequent than the right pulmonary artery (RPA). In this case report, emphasis has been given to the role of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in patients with UAPA with TOF undergoing intracardiac repair.


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