Thoracic computed tomography in absent pulmonary valve syndrome management.


A neonate with absent pulmonary valve syndrome (APVS) and features of tetralogy of Fallot presented respiratory distress. The prolonged need for mechanical ventilation was an indication for surgical repair. Preoperative thoracic CT imaging showed nearly complete closure of the distal trachea, compressed by the aneurysmal dilatation of the pulmonary arteries… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2012.03595.x


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@article{Vincenti2012ThoracicCT, title={Thoracic computed tomography in absent pulmonary valve syndrome management.}, author={Marie Vincenti and Aur{\'e}lien Jacquot and Sophie Guillaumont and Christophe Mil{\'e}si and Magali Saguintaah and Odile Pidoux and Bernard Kreitmann and Aline Rideau and Gilles Cambonie}, journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society}, year={2012}, volume={54 6}, pages={938-41} }