The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 76, Issue 7, pp 755–756 | Cite as

Post-op systemic hypertensive crises in an infant with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection

  • Vikas Kohli
  • Manvinder S. Sachdev
  • Reena K. Joshi
  • Raja Joshi
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Abstract

Systemic hypertension is not usually a complication following repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). We report an infant with supracardiac TAPVC with hypertensive crises post-operatively resulting in pulmonary edema. We feel this might have been related to the pre-operative hemodynamics as described. Beta-blockers improved the hypertensive crises.

Key words

Hypertensive crisis Cardiac surgery TAPVD Patent foramen ovale 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vikas Kohli
    • 1
    • 2
  • Manvinder S. Sachdev
    • 1
  • Reena K. Joshi
    • 1
  • Raja Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Cardiac Surgery UnitIndraprastha Apollo HospitalNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.New DelhiIndia

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