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Severe Pulmonary Insufficiency (PI)

  • Atooshe Rohani
Chapter
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)

Abstract

This case is a common scenario following tetralogy of fallot repair in infancy, he was a 33 years old man presented with shortness of breath, found to have RV dilation and severe PI.

Keywords

Tetralogy of fallot Severe pulmonary insufficiency RV dilation 

Supplementary material

Movie 29.1

Apical 4 chamber severe right ventricular enlargement (AVI 367 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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