[Total abnormal pulmonary venous return. Preoperative stabilization by extracorporeal veno-venous circulation].

@article{Casadevall1993TotalAP,
  title={[Total abnormal pulmonary venous return. Preoperative stabilization by extracorporeal veno-venous circulation].},
  author={Imma Tubella i Casadevall and Jean François Germain and Vah{\'e} A. Kazandjian and A. Casasoprana and Laurence Desplanques and François Laborde and Annabelle Azancot and Isabelle Maury and F. Beaufils},
  journal={Archives francaises de pediatrie},
  year={1993},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={
          589-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a rare congenital cardiac disease. When this includes pulmonary artery hypertension, the infant is severely ill. Survival beyond infancy is rare without surgical correction. CASE REPORT A girl in whom hydramnios and a short femur were discovered by ultrasonography at the 25th week of gestation was admitted to the intensive care unit a few hours after birth because of respiratory distress. Blood PaO2 was 37 mmHg, PaCO2, 36 mmHg, and… CONTINUE READING