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Maldevelopment of conotruncal and aorto-pulmonary septum with absent left central pulmonary artery: anatomical and clinical implications.
  1. I. Schulze-Neick,
  2. G. Hausdorf,
  3. P. E. Lange
  1. Deutsches Herzzentrum, Abteilung für Kinderkardiologie/Angeborene Herzfehler, Berlin, Germany.


    In a patient with pulmonary valve atresia with hypoplastic main pulmonary artery selective angiography showed absence of the central left pulmonary artery and a right pulmonary artery originating from the ascending aorta close to the left coronary artery. This unusual anatomical arrangement complicates interventional and surgical treatment.

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