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Right Pulmonary Artery-to-Left Atrial Fistula: A Rare Cause of Neonatal Cyanosis

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Correspondence to Saktheeswaran Mahesh Kumar.

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Subcostal view showing a right pulmonary artery (RPA)-to-left atrial (LA) fistula and atrial septal defect (ASD) shunting left to right. (AVI 5,986 kb)

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Suprasternal view showing fistulous communication between the dilated right pulmonary artery (RPA) and the left atrium (LA) with turbulent flow. (AVI 2,939 kb)

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Subcostal view showing a right pulmonary artery (RPA)-to-left atrial (LA) fistula and atrial septal defect (ASD) shunting left to right. (AVI 5,986 kb)

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Kumar, S.M., Sivasankaran, S. Right Pulmonary Artery-to-Left Atrial Fistula: A Rare Cause of Neonatal Cyanosis. Pediatr Cardiol 34, 757–759 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-012-0534-y

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Keywords

  • Left Atrium
  • Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Transcatheter Closure