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Echocardiography revealed that the left pulmonary artery (LPA) was originating distal to its normal position, which was consistent with pulmonary artery sling (Fig.
Other anomalies present were a pulmonary sling with an anomalous left pulmonary artery originating from the right pulmonary artery (Fig.
On the left, coronal view showing tumour embolus in right pulmonary artery with partial extension into left pulmonary artery.
Distal intrapulmonary branches of the left pulmonary artery were visible, and some of these vessels could be seen communicating across the pleura with bronchial and intercostal vessels arising from the distal thoracic aorta (Figures 1-4).
She took photos of her patients, including the photo of the smiling girl with a pulse oximeter, a preoperative patient about to undergo a ventricular septal defect repair, and a six-year-old girl who underwent reconstruction of her left pulmonary artery, pictured with a healthcare provider.
Teirstein concluded that the fragment was in the left pulmonary artery.
Computed tomography of the chest with intravenous contrast medium showed cardiomegaly with a 100 mm dilatation of the right pulmonary artery and 85 mm dilatation of the left pulmonary artery (Fig 2).
EPMD is introducing the Focal Recorder, a catheter which utilizes EPMD's pulmonary artery balloon catheter technology and designed to record heart signals from the left pulmonary artery.