Characteristics, associations and outcome of absent pulmonary valve syndrome in the fetus.

@article{Volpe2004CharacteristicsAA,
  title={Characteristics, associations and outcome of absent pulmonary valve syndrome in the fetus.},
  author={Paolo Volpe and D Paladini and Maurizio Marasini and Antonia Lucia Buonadonna and Maria Giovanna Russo and Gilda Caruso and A. Fabio Marzullo and Paolo M Arciprete and Pasquale Martinelli and Mattia Gentile},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={623-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess in a population of 21 fetuses diagnosed with absent pulmonary valve syndrome (APVS) the accuracy of prenatal diagnosis, the incidence of extracardiac and chromosomal anomalies and the perinatal outcome. METHODS This was a retrospective observational study of 21 fetuses with a confirmed diagnosis of APVS. All of them underwent fetal echocardiography and a detailed anatomical scan. Karyotyping was performed in 20/21 cases, with fluorescent in-situ hybridization analysis to… CONTINUE READING