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Prenatal diagnosis of pulmonary artery sling associated with tracheal agenesis: a case report
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  • Yanhua Qi,
  • huanhuan huo,
  • miaoyan ma,
  • jinfang wu,
  • Baomin Liu
huanhuan huo
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miaoyan ma
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jinfang wu
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Baomin Liu
Xi'an Jiaotong University Second Affiliated Hospital
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Abstract

Pulmonary artery sling (PAS) and tracheal agenesis (TA) are both very rare diseases. Most of PAS are associated with tracheal bronchial malformations. However, PAS associated with TA have not yet been reported so far. Here, we report one case of PSA associated with TA diagnosed prenatally in our hospital. Due to the extremely low incidence of two diseases, physicians do not have sufficient understanding of these disease, prenatal ultrasound examination found that these kinds of diseases are very challenging and confusable. Prenatal ultrasound and MRI examination of pulmonary artery branches, trachea and esophagus will provide useful information. Improving the accuracy of prenatal fetal diagnosis is helpful for perinatal management and counseling.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

11 Jul 2020Submitted to Echocardiography
11 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
11 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
16 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
31 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
06 Aug 20201st Revision Received
06 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
06 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
25 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
26 Aug 20202nd Revision Received
27 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
27 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
27 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
13 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
14 Sep 2020Editorial Decision: Accept