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Iatrogenic diversion of IVC to left atrium after surgical closure of ASD


Glenmark Cardiac Centre, Mumbai, India

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Bharat Dalvi
Glenmark Cardiac Centre, Nandadeep, 209-D, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Road, Matunga (East), Mumbai - 400 019
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.93716

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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 72-74

 

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Iatrogenic diversion of the inferior vena cava (IVC) to the left atrium during surgical closure of an atrial septal defect (ASD) is a very rare complication in the era of cardiopulmonary bypass. The eustachian valve could be mistaken for the margin of the ASD. We report a case with this complication after closure of a sinus venosus ASD of the IVC type.






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Glenmark Cardiac Centre, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Bharat Dalvi
Glenmark Cardiac Centre, Nandadeep, 209-D, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Road, Matunga (East), Mumbai - 400 019
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.93716

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Iatrogenic diversion of the inferior vena cava (IVC) to the left atrium during surgical closure of an atrial septal defect (ASD) is a very rare complication in the era of cardiopulmonary bypass. The eustachian valve could be mistaken for the margin of the ASD. We report a case with this complication after closure of a sinus venosus ASD of the IVC type.






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