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Right aortic arch aortopulmonary window associated with left pulmonary artery originate from patent ductus arteriosus
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  • Qiang Fan,
  • Yunfei Ling,
  • Yue Wang,
  • Qi An
Qiang Fan
Sichuan University West China Hospital
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Yunfei Ling
Sichuan University West China Hospital
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Yue Wang
Sichuan University West China Hospital
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Qi An
Sichuan University West China Hospital
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Abstract

Aortopulmonary window (APW) is a rare but serious congenital cardiac malformation, most patients with APW will die from congestive heart failure a few months after birth. However, in this case we presented is an extremely rare condition that consist of a type III APW and a ductus arteriosus originated left pulmonary artery. Preoperative diagnosis included echocardiography and chest computerized tomography revealed anatomical structure of the heart and great vessel clearly, cardiac catheterization indicated that the pulmonary resistances indices were 2.92 wood U⁄m^2 in LPA and 3.35 wood U⁄m^2 in RPA, Qp:Qs was 3.26. This patient underwent surgical correction at the age of 9 and successfully survived.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

15 Sep 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
15 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
15 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned