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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 757–759 | Cite as

Right Pulmonary Artery-to-Left Atrial Fistula: A Rare Cause of Neonatal Cyanosis

  • Saktheeswaran Mahesh KumarEmail author
  • Sivasubramonian Sivasankaran
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Keywords

Left Atrium Septal Defect Atrial Septal Defect Arteriovenous Malformation Transcatheter Closure 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

Supplementary material

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Video 1 Suprasternal view showing fistulous communication between the dilated right pulmonary artery (RPA) and the left atrium (LA) with turbulent flow. (AVI 2,939 kb)
Video 2

Subcostal view showing a right pulmonary artery (RPA)-to-left atrial (LA) fistula and atrial septal defect (ASD) shunting left to right. (AVI 5,986 kb)

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Saktheeswaran Mahesh Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sivasubramonian Sivasankaran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologySree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Medical College CampusTrivandrumIndia

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