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Anatomic Variation for Cardiac Transplantation in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

  • Constantine Mavroudis
  • Joseph A. Dearani
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Abstract

Cardiac transplantation in the adult with congenital heart disease is challenged by confounding pathophysiological states as well as anatomic variation in venous and great vessel anatomy. Indications for cardiac transplantation in this population center around a few different conditions:

Keywords

Cardiac transplantation Adult congenital heart surgery Congenital anatomic anomalies Anomalies in cardiac transplantation 

Abbreviations

Ao

Aorta

ICV

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

LA

Left atrium

LPA

Left pulmonary artery

LSCV

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

PA

Pulmonary artery

RA

Right atrium

RPA

Right pulmonary artery

RSCV

Right superior caval vein also known as right superior vena cava (RSVC)

RV

Right ventricle

SCV

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

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantine Mavroudis
    • 1
  • Joseph A. Dearani
    • 2
  1. 1.Professor of SurgeryJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins All Children’s HospitalSt. PetersburgUSA
  2. 2.Professor of Surgery, Department of Cardiac SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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