Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
In addition to isolated stenosis in the main pulmonary artery (PA) and its central branches, the stenosis is routinely diffuse and bilateral and extend into the mediastinal or hilar and even the intraparenchymal pulmonary arteries. The term peripheral PA stenosis deals with PA stenosis and an intact ventricular septum, so tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary atresia with a VSD are excluded [1, 2].
KeywordsPeripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Main pulmonary artery (PA) Pulmonary atresia Intact ventricular septum Right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH)
Left PA origin stenosis detected in 2D echocardiography (WMV 375 kb)
The same patient with left PA origin stenosis by CFI study (WMV 391 kb)
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