Section 5

Abnormalities of the Great Vessels
  • Hugo Spindola-Franco
  • Bernard G. Fish

Abstract

Abnormalities of the aortic arch and pulmonary arteries are not necessarily symptomatic. The lesions causing symptoms may be categorized into three groups: vascular rings causing stridor or dysphagia, interruptions of the aortic arch causing congestive heart failure, and associated intracardiac disorders causing cyanosis or congestive heart failure.

Keywords

Migration Catheter Ischemia Albumin Respiration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo Spindola-Franco
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Bernard G. Fish
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Albert Einstein College of MedicineYeshiva UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Montefiore Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Bronx Veterans Administration HospitalNew YorkUSA

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