Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
"Aortopulmonary Septal Defect" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A developmental abnormality in which the spiral (aortopulmonary) septum failed to completely divide the TRUNCUS ARTERIOSUS into ASCENDING AORTA and PULMONARY ARTERY. This abnormal communication between the two major vessels usually lies above their respective valves (AORTIC VALVE; PULMONARY VALVE).
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- Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
- Aorticopulmonary Septal Defects
- Septal Defects, Aortopulmonary
- Septal Defect, Aorticopulmonary
- Septal Defect, Aortopulmonary
- Septal Defects, Aorticopulmonary
- Aorticopulmonary Septal Defect
- Aortopulmonary Septal Defects
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Aortopulmonary Septal Defect" by people in Profiles.
Bergstrom CS, Saunders RA, Hutchinson AK, Lambert SR. Iris hypoplasia and aorticopulmonary septal defect: a neurocristopathy. J AAPOS. 2005 Jun; 9(3):264-7.
Bradley SM. Management of aortopulmonary collateral arteries in Fontan patients: routine occlusion is not warranted. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2002; 5:55-67.