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Successful biventricular repair in a 14-year-old patient of asplenia with congenital heart disease syndrome



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doi: 10.1111/jocs.17171.


Online ahead of print.

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Yujie Weng et al.


J Card Surg.


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Abstract

Heterotaxy syndrome is a rare disease, and asplenia with congenital heart disease syndrome, also known as Ivemark syndrome, is a special form of heterotaxy syndrome. These patients usually have severe cardiovascular malformations and a poor prognosis. Their surgical outcomes are rarely satisfactory. We report the case of a 14-year-old patient who underwent successful corrective surgery treatment.


Keywords:

Ivemark syndrome; heterotaxy syndrome.

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