Tricuspid atresia with persistent truncus arteriosus

Jieh Neng Wang, Mei Hwan Wu, Jou Kou Wang, Hung Chi Lue

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Abstract

The association of tricuspid atresia and persistent truncus arteriosus is a very rare congenital anomaly. We report a newborn with a prenatal diagnosis of tricuspid atresia, in whom associated type II persistent truncus arteriosus was found by postnatal echocardiography. The patient had mild cyanosis and developed heart failure soon after birth. Balloon septostomy was performed to enlarge the interatrial communication. However, her condition rapidly deteriorated and she died of sepsis and heart failure at the age of 14 days.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-291
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Formosan Medical Association
Volume98
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Apr 1

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  • Medicine(all)

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