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Assessment of systemic - pulmonary collateral arteries in children with cyanotic congenital heart disease using multidetector - row computed tomography: Comparison with conventional angiography.
Cyanotic congenital heart disease occurs in 9.5% of all congenital cardiac defects, and 62% of these patients are women.
focused on patients, who were born with cyanotic congenital heart disease and went on to develop adrenal gland or related tumors called pheochromocytomas or paragangliomas.
Tetralogy of Fallot is estimated to occur in as many as 1 in 3600 live births, making it the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease [3].
In a recent letter to editor of New England Journal of Medicine Vaidya and colleagues report the identification of gain-of-function somatic mutations of EPAS1, which encodes for HIF-2[alpha], in pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas in four of five patients who presented with cyanotic congenital heart disease. The authors concluded that the EPAS1 mutations endow chromaffin cells exposed to chronic hypoxia amplified the ability of development of the oncogenic properties of HIF-2[alpha] [11].
Conclusions of a report by the Department of Paediatrics, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State, says little Adeola has cyanotic congenital heart disease.
Congenital systemic-to-pulmonary collateral arteries or major aortopulmonary collaterals (MAPCAs) are well recognized and associated with cyanotic congenital heart disease (e.g., tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia), where there is a decrease in antegrade pulmonary blood flow.
Kurien, "Pulse oximetry screening to detect cyanotic congenital heart disease in sick neonates in a neonatal intensive care unit," Indian Pediatrics, vol.
Our study had 444 cases of acyanotic congenital heart disease, accounting 68.5% of cases and 120 cases of cyanotic congenital heart disease, i.e.
Current guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis recommend prophylaxis only for patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease, patients with prosthetic heart valves and patients who have had a previous episode of infective endocarditis.