APVD

(redirected from Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage)
AcronymDefinition
APVDApproved
APVDAnomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (roentgenology)
APVDAdvanced Plasma and Vapor Deposition (optical fiber)
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Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (TAPVR) is a rare condition and makes 1-2% of all congenital heart lesions4.
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.
Wong ML, McCrindle BW, Mota C, Smallhorn JF Echocardiographic evaluation of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage.
She was born with total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage, which means there is no blood going into the left side of her heart.
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.
Open Heart Surgery for ASD, VSD, Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) and Complete Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage, Creation of Fontan Circulation and Arterial / Artrial Switch Operation.
At Birmingham, staff were still drawing a blank and it was only on the hunch of one of the consultants that he was eventually tested for TAPVD - total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage - an extremely rare condition where veins take blood to the wrong side of the heart.
The youngster was diagnosed with a condition called partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage - which meant blood was not going to the correct side of the heart to be pumped around the body - and has made a full recovery.
Isla, now three, suffers from total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage - where all four pulmonary veins are connected to the wrong heart chambers.
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