aortopulmonary window


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a·or·to·pul·mo·nar·y win·dow

the indentation of the left side of the mediastinum by the lung partially interposed between the aortic arch and the left pulmonary artery, seen on frontal radiographs of the chest.
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Despite the rarity of aortopulmonary window, the condition has been classified into 3 types: proximal, or type I; distal, or type II; and total, or type III.
Aortopulmonary window is a rare defect caused by failure of the 2 opposing conotruncal ridges to fuse, which may occur as an isolated lesion or in association with other cardiac abnormalities.
Surgical management of aortopulmonary window and associated lesions.
Percutaneous device closure of nonrestrictive aortopulmonary window in a 4 months infant.
Transcatheter closure of the aortopulmonary window in a symptomatic infant using the Amplatzer ductal occluder.
Transcatheter closure of distal aortopulmonary window using Amplatzer device.