Fetal Echocardiography North American Centers
Centri Specializzati di terzo livello in cui l’esame ecocardiografico fetale viene eseguito da un cardiologo pediatra con esperienza in diagnostica fetale.
Prenatal diagnosis and perinatal management of left coronary
artery to right atrium fistula
G. MIELKE*, L. SIEVERDINGâ€ , T. BORTH-BRUNSâ€ , K. EICHHORNâ€¡, D. WALLWIENER* and
Departments of *Obstetrics and Gynecology and â€ Pediatric Cardiology, University of Tuebingen, â€¡Medical Practice, Weimar and Â§Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Luebeck, Germany
KEYWORDS: Coil embolization, Coronary artery fistula, Echocardiography, Fetal circulation, Fetal heart, Prenatal diagnosis
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2002; 19: 612â€“615
CONGENITAL CORONARY ARTERY FISTULAS: CLINICAL
CONSIDERATIONS AND SURGICAL TREATMENT
GOU-JIENGHONG,* CHIH-YUANLIN,* CHUNG-YILEE,* SHIN-HURNLOH,â€ HOU-SHENGYANG,*KUANG-YILIU,* YI-TINGTSAI*AND CHIEN-SUNGTSAI*
*Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, and â€ Department of Pharmacology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, China
Coronary artery fistulas are uncommon abnormalities that can cause significant cardiac morbidity. Indications for operation vary, particularly, for asymptomatic patients. Early surgical correction is indicated because of the high incidence of late symptoms and complications.