Prodromos A. Azariadis

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INTRODUCTION The Holt-Oram syndrome is a rare congenital disorder involving the skeletal and cardiovascular systems. It is characterized by upper limb deformities and cardiac malformations, atrial septal defects in particular. PRESENTATION OF CASE Four consecutive patients 1-15 years old with the Holt-Oram syndrome presented over a 10 year span for(More)
Results There were no deaths. Median ICU and hospital stay were 5 and 11 days respectively. Median postoperative (discharge) PV peak gradient (PG) was 23mmHg, median pulmonary regurgitation (PR) 2+/4+ and median tricuspid regurgitation (TR) 1+/4+. Ten patients were followed up for a median of 13 months. For this particular group of patients postoperative(More)
A 42-year-old woman was diagnosed during the 3rd month of pregnancy with a large right atrial tumor. Three weeks after successful completion of a full-term pregnancy, she was admitted and underwent surgical removal of the tumor. Postoperative course was uneventful and pathology showed cavernous hemangioma. These neoplasms should be removed in order to(More)
The case is presented of a previously healthy infant with a known asymptomatic bicuspid aortic valve who developed fungal endocarditis. The patient underwent aortic root replacement with a pulmonary autograft (Ross procedure). Cultured operative material revealed Aspergillus infection. The patient had an excellent recovery and remained well one year later.
We present a case report of a nine-year-old asymptomatic girl with a large cystic lesion of the left hemithorax, occupying almost 80% of the left hemithorax, first believed to be a parasitic cyst that was operated and proved to be of parietal pericardial origin. Mediastinal cysts and pericardial cysts in particular are mostly discovered accidentally and so(More)
UNLABELLED Theme: Parenting/parenthood. INTRODUCTION The diagnosis of complex CHD impacts the psychosocial status of parents and their functioning. PURPOSE A critical evaluation of the literature concerning the psychosocial parental response to their infant's diagnosis of complex CHD. METHODS Systematic review of 18 articles published after 2000 in(More)
A 7-year old boy with a history of bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, complicated by systemic mycosis (Candida albicans) presented with respiratory distress and arterial desaturation due to multiple cardiac mycetomas (Fig. 1). He underwent surgical treatment (Fig. 2) and made a full recovery, only to experience a similar episode(More)
Supravalvar aortic stenosis (SVAS) in patients with Williams' syndrome is often accompanied by coronary, pulmonary, and even myocardial lesions and therefore associated with increased perioperative morbidity and mortality. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) provides reliable short-term mechanical circulatory support to patients, especially young, in(More)
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