Anomalous origin of one pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta. Diagnostic, physiological and surgical considerations.

@article{Keane1974AnomalousOO,
  title={Anomalous origin of one pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta. Diagnostic, physiological and surgical considerations.},
  author={John F. Keane and David L. Maltz and William F. Bernhard and Robert D. Corwin and Alexander S. Nadas},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1974},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          588-94
        }
}
Six patients with origin of one pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta are presented. Two are alive: a 21-year-old female, unoperated, with bilateral pulmonary vascular obstructive disease (PVO) and a 4-yearold girl who underwent successful correction at age 5 months. In addition, the data are reviewed from previous reports of 44 patients with this anomaly. Among the total of 50 patients, 42 had congestive heart failure in infancy. The right pulmonary artery arose anomalously in 44. A patent… CONTINUE READING

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