Prognosis of pentalogy of Cantrell depends mainly on the severity of the intracardiac anomalies and associated malformations
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We believe the paper may be of particular interest to the readers of your journal. It is a commentary on van Hoorn et al: Pentalogy of Cantrell: two patients and a review to determine prognostic factors for optimal approach (Eur J Pediatr (2008) 167:29–35). The correct definition of pentalogy of Cantrell and ectopia cordis was described in the text and the determinant factor that affects the prognosis of pentalogy of Cantrell was discussed.
KeywordsPentalogy of Cantrell Ectopia cordis Definition Prognosis