[Cardiac malformations in patients with pentalogy of Cantrell and ectopia cordis].

  title={[Cardiac malformations in patients with pentalogy of Cantrell and ectopia cordis].},
  author={Jes{\'u}s de Rubens Figueroa and Erika Flor Sosa Cruz and Luisa D{\'i}az Garc{\'i}a and Daniel Carrasco Daza},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  volume={64 7},
We studied 21 patients who presented with a diagnosis of pentalogy of Cantrell. Their mean age was 40 days. All patients presented with congenital heart disease. Six presented with ectopia cordis. Every patient was subjected to echocardiography. Double outlet right ventricle, an atrial septal defect and dextrocardia were seen in 5 patients (24%). Four patients survived. Seventeen died, 12 from sepsis or septic shock. Autopsies were performed on 10 patients. All of the ectopia cordis patients… CONTINUE READING
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