Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 58(7): 439-440
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1250102
Case Reports

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Cardiac Defect with Diaphragmatic Hernia and Left Lung Agenesis – Heart Disease and Other Anomalies

G. Palma1 , R. Giordano1 , V. Russolillo1 , C. Vosa1
  • 1Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
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Publication History

received February 10, 2010

Publication Date:
04 October 2010 (online)

Abstract

This report describes a rare case of left pulmonary agenesis associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and congenital heart disease in a 2-year-old child with pulmonary hypertension. We performed direct radical correction of the congenital heart defect. The postoperative course was challenging but without major complications.

References

Dr. Raffaele Giordano, MD

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