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We describe an infant with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PAIVS) and severe left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction secondary to a suprasystemic right ventricle causing leftward displacement of the interventricular septum. Imaging demonstrated an aneurysmal dilation at the base of the proximal main pulmonary artery (MPA) with no(More)
BACKGROUND As new approaches to herniorrhaphy are popularized, new complications are being encountered. Pneumomediastinum is one such complication. METHODS We present a patient who developed pneumomediastinum after an elective bilateral preperitoneal laparoscopic hernia repair. RESULTS The patient was observed and discharged 24 hours later with no(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop quality metrics (QMs) for the ambulatory care of patients with transposition of the great arteries following arterial switch operation (TGA/ASO). DESIGN Under the auspices of the American College of Cardiology Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology (ACPC) Steering committee, the TGA/ASO team generated candidate QMs related to(More)
An infant presented with features suggestive of an anomalous left coronary artery was found to have normal origins of both coronary arteries. Echocardiography during episodes of ischaemia showed marked aortic regurgitation with retrograde coronary flow. The left coronary leaflet was mildly hypoplastic. Surgical re-suspension of this leaflet prevented aortic(More)
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