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Rare case of aortopulmonary window and interrupted aortic arch (Type A)
Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

Rare case of aortopulmonary window and interrupted aortic arch (Type A)


13th European Pediatrics & Pediatric Neurology Conference

August 31-September 02, 2017 | Prague, Czech Republic

Czerzynska Magdalena, Wojcik Elzbieta and Mroczek Tomasz

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Clin Pediatr

Abstract :

Aortopulmonary window (APW) is a rarely finding in pediatrics echocardiography. APW is nothing more than simple congenital heart defect (<1% all congenital heart defects) manifested in a hole connecting the major artery: Aorta (Aocarrying blood from the heart to the body) and Pulmonary Artery (PA-taking blood from the heart to the lungs). APW may occur with or without other heart defect. Presented patients had had also interrupted aortic arch (IAA, Type A). Patient diseases were detected very early- during the first days of life . In his 9th day of life he had been undergoing aortic arch plasty and closure of the APW. Surgery procedure and postoperative period was process without any complication. Patients with generally good conditions having prescription of taking medication (Aspirine 2??3 mg; Vit. A+D3 1??2 drop ) were sent home. Control visit in cardiac clinic showed good surgical results.

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