Acquired post-pneumonectomy dextrocardia

Amr E. Abbas, Patrick Liu, Richard W. Lee

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Abstract

We present a case of severe acquired dextrocardia following right lung resection. On MRI, there was a 180°rotation of the heart along its vertical axis with anterior positioning of the left cardiac chambers and rightward direction of the apex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2004

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Keywords

  • Cardiac MRI
  • Dextrocardia
  • Pneumonectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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Acquired post-pneumonectomy dextrocardia. / Abbas, Amr E.; Liu, Patrick; Lee, Richard W.

In: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 3, No. 1, 03.2004, p. 25-27.

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Abbas, Amr E. ; Liu, Patrick ; Lee, Richard W. / Acquired post-pneumonectomy dextrocardia. In: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 2004 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 25-27.
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