Pulmonary vascular sling: Report of seven cases and review of the literature

  title={Pulmonary vascular sling: Report of seven cases and review of the literature},
  author={Betty Muthoni Gikonyo and Kenneth L. Jue and Dr. Jesse E. Edwards},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
A total of 130 cases of pulmonary vascular sling, including seven new cases in our collection, were studied. The sex distribution was 60% male and 40% female. The age at presentation was in the first year of life in ∼90% of cases. Barium-esophagraphy showing anterior indentation was diagnostic in most of the cases. Bronchoscopy and tracheobronchography were useful in detecting associated tracheobronchial anomalies preoperatively. The analysis of 68 autopsied cases revealed associated… CONTINUE READING


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