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Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis

  • Azin AlizadehaslEmail author
  • Anita Sadeghpour
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Abstract

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].

Keywords

Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Main pulmonary artery (PA) Pulmonary atresia Intact ventricular septum Right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) 

Supplementary material

Video 44.1

Left PA origin stenosis detected in 2D echocardiography (WMV 375 kb)

Video 44.2

The same patient with left PA origin stenosis by CFI study (WMV 391 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Echocardiography Lab, Department of CardiologyRajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical ScienceTehranIran
  2. 2.Echocardiography Lab, Department of CardiologyAdult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical ScienceTehranIran

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