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APVDAnomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (roentgenology)
APVDAdvanced Plasma and Vapor Deposition (optical fiber)
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The defining abnormality of this condition is a partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of a part of or the entire right lung into the inferior vena cava-atrial junction, the inferior vena cava, or the right atrium.
The smallest successful arterial switch operation (a very complex surgery) they have done is on a newborn baby weighing only 1.6 kg; the earliest surgery on a baby just five hours old having obstructive Infracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (another complex congenital heart condition).
"He also suffers from a heart defect known as partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage, which could require surgery later on in life.
Other cardiac abnormalities include anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and variable degrees of pulmonary outflow obstruction, and the heart usually functions as a single ventricle.
Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (TAPVR) is a rare condition and makes 1-2% of all congenital heart lesions4.
Meloni, "Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: Early diagnosis and complications after surgical repair of a rare pathology difficult to identify," Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia, vol.
Regan, now aged 20 months, was born with a heart condition called total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage.
Diagnosed with total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (TAPVD) he had his first operation at the Freeman at just 10 days.
(8.) Wong ML, McCrindle BW, Mota C, Smallhorn JF Echocardiographic evaluation of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995; 26(26): 503-507.
(3) The syndrome's variable components include: lung hypoplasia (right more commonly affected than left), partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (to right atrium, coronary sinus, inferior vena cava (IVC), or hepatic circulation), absent or small pulmonary artery, systemic arterial supply to the lung, cardiac anomalies (atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), tetralogy of Fallot, coarctation, hypoplastic left heart or endocardial cushion defects), diaphragmatic hernia, and anomalies of the bony thorax or thoracic soft tissues.
She underwent two total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (TAPVD) repair and redo repair operations in the Philippines before she turned eight months.
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