Jesse E. Edwards

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The types of cardiac and visceral anomalies of 146 autopsied cases of polysplenia are described. One hundred and five of these cases were from the literature and the other 41 cases were specimens we personally reviewed. The anomalies found support the previous description of this condition as bilateral leftsidedness. Each lung had 2 lobes in 55% of(More)
Among 119 cases of fatal dissecting aneurysm of the aorta, exclusive of those iatrogenically caused or associated with arachnodactyly or aortic stenosis, there were observed 11 cases of congenital bicuspid aortic valve (9%). The ages ranged from 17 to 69 years, five of the patients being 29 years old or younger. Among the latter, three had coarctation of(More)
Fifty-three hearts with rupture of the ventricular septum complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) were studied. Thirty-three of the hearts were from men (average age 76 years) and 20 were from women (average age 73 years). The study showed 2 types of rupture of the ventricular septum: simple (28 patients) and complex (25 patients). Simple ruptures(More)
Three cases of oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia (OAV) with associated cardiac, pulmonary, and facial malformations are described. One patient had a rare condition: isolation of the left innominate artery. All 3 had pulmonary anomalies ranging from minor (incomplete lobulation) to major (hypoplasia of the left lung). When pulmonary hypoplasia occurs, it is(More)