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Anomalous Systemic Venous Return

  • Henry L. WaltersII
  • Ralph Delius
  • Constantine Mavroudis
  • Joseph A. Dearani
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Abstract

The best possible introduction to this subject was written by Hal Walters and Ralph Delius in the fourth edition of our textbook, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. It is paraphrased and highlighted herein to account for the new nomenclature system:

Keywords

Anomalous systemic venous return Left superior caval vein Heterotaxy syndrome 

Abbreviations

Ao

Aorta

ASD

Atrial septal defect

ASVC

Anomalies of systemic venous connection

CS

Coronary sinus

DHCA

Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest

ICV

Inferior caval vein also known as inferior vena cava (IVC)

LA

Left atrium

LSCV

Left superior caval vein also known as left superior vena cava (LSVC)

PTFE

Polytetrafluoroethylene

RA

Right atrium

RSCV

Right superior caval vein also known as left superior vena cava (LSVC)

SCV

Superior caval vein also known as superior vena cava (SVC)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry L. WaltersII
    • 1
  • Ralph Delius
    • 1
  • Constantine Mavroudis
    • 2
  • Joseph A. Dearani
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryChildren’s Hospital of MichiganDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Professor of SurgeryJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins All Children’s HospitalSt. PetersburgUSA
  3. 3.Professor of Surgery, Department of Cardiac SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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