Volume 52, Issue 3 And 4 (30 1994)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1994, 52(3 And 4): 50-57 | Back to browse issues page

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Mandegar M, Ghafar Pasand J, Yamini Sharif A, Ali Nejad S. A case report of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection and its surgical repair. Tehran Univ Med J. 1994; 52 (3 and 4) :50-57
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This article aim is to introduce a case of PAPVC (partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection). The patient was a 25-year-old women who had dyspnea and palpitation. She expressed no special disease, no past medical history, and no drug usage, but her brother and her aunt had the above-mentioned history. In the physical examination, lungs were clear and the heart had S2 splitting, and there was a systolic murmur in the pulmonary area. Her liver could be palpitated two centimeters below the costal edge, but she didn't have any hepatomegaly. In cardiac catheterism, she had PAPVC, atrial septal defect (ASD), and mitral valve prolapse (MVP). The patient underwent operation had left pulmonary vein was separated from the superior vena cava and anastomosed to the left atrial auricle. By means of the pericardial patch, the left atrium became enlarged and ASD was closed. She was in a good condition after surgery and left the hospital without any complication with a good condition and recovery and had no problem any longer.
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