Thrombotic complications (pulmonary and cerebral) may ensue, but routine anticoagulation is not advisable, although in the single other case of heterotaxy
in the literature thrombosis did occur, with an uncertain aetiology.
The most likely reason that our patient with heterotaxy
syndrome was asymptomatic and felt well until she was 16 years of age was that she had no relevant structural or functional cardiac defect.
syndrome is a rare disorder that commonly presents early in life secondary to associated cardiac manifestations.
Spontaneous Gastric perforation in a child with heterotaxy
Complex cardiac anatomy (i.e., heterotaxy
syndromes), multiple previous sternotomies or extensive collateral vessels maybe relative contraindications for HTx.
These are divided broadly into those which are complete (situs inversus totalis) or incomplete (heterotaxy
It occurs in approximately 1 in 500 live births and is seen in the majority of children with heterotaxy
Results: High diagnostic sensitivity (81%) was found in isolated total anomalous pulmonary venous return and low (27%) in heterotaxy
and mixed (20%) varieties.
2013), and eight noncritical defects (endocardial cushion; ventricular septum; atrial septum; valves; aorta; pulmonary artery; heterotaxy
Ductal plate malformation-like arrays in early explants after a Kasai procedure are independent of splenic malformation complex (heterotaxy
Disruptions of the asymmetric development are supposed to cause heterotaxy
The medical term for the reversal of organs is situs inversus totalis, or heterotaxy