Berry Syndrome, a Complex Aortopulmonary Malformation
Prenatal diagnosis by fetal echocardiography
a spotlight by s. gerboni
Berry syndrome is a rare association of distal aortopulmonary window (APW), aortic origin of the right pulmonary artery (RPA), intact ventricular septum, patent ductus arteriosus, and interrupted or hypoplastic aortic arch. Since the original description in 1982 as a specific syndrome rather than a random coincidence.
Dextroposition of the fetal heart
a short review
Normally the fetal heart lies on left side the chest at left of spine with the
apex pointing to left.
Dextroposition is defined as most of the normally connected fetal heart is found
on the right side with the apex pointing to left of the fetal chest.
Ethics of Cardiac Transplantation in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Alexander A. Kon
Pediatr Cardiol (2009) 30:725â€“728
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From Fetus to Young Adult
18th Echo Meeting
16-17-18 september 2009
Dear colleagues and friends,
Final Program of the Parma International Echo Meeting ( Parma September
16-17-18 , 2009 ) is available on the site
Criss-cross heart or â€˜upstairsâ€“downstairsâ€™ heart.
Review by S.Gerboni
Lev and Rowlatt in 1961 described unusual arrangement of the cardiac inlets :
ventricular chambers arranged in a superoinferior fashion,
with the RV superiorly and the LV inferiorly located.
The term Criss-cross heart,was introduced by Anderson et al. in
1974, defined as crossing of the long axes of the AV valves.
New Guidelines from the AHA on prevention of Infective Endocarditis
Extensively analysis of literature on procedure-related bacteriemia and infective endocarditis, results of profilactic studies in animals, and retrospective and prospective studies of the prevention of infective endocarditis.
Course on Congenital
Prague, October 01-04, 2008
Basic Morphology Teaching Course will be held in Padua following the Venice Meeting.
You will find the final program with the registration form on AEPC web page.