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Giant right pulmonary artery aneurysm in a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt

  • Efrén Martínez-Quintana (a1) (a2), Jose M. Medina-Gil (a1) and Jorge Marrero-Brito (a3)

Abstract

Aneurysms of the pulmonary arteries and trunk are rare entities. The Waterston shunt is a palliative procedure for children with cyanotic CHD due to obstruction of the pulmonary outflow. Described complications are distortion of the pulmonary artery and pulmonary arterial hypertension. We report a patient with a giant right pulmonary artery aneurysm in relation to a Waterston shunt.

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Author for correspondence: E. Martínez-Quintana, MD, PhD, Servicio de Cardiología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular Materno Infantil, Avd. Marítima del Sur s/n., 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Tel: 0034928441360; E-mail: efrencardio@gmail.com

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Giant right pulmonary artery aneurysm in a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt

  • Efrén Martínez-Quintana (a1) (a2), Jose M. Medina-Gil (a1) and Jorge Marrero-Brito (a3)

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