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INTERESTING CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 132-133

The Utility of Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in the Assessment of Pulmonary Valve Function in a Novel “Hand-Made” Pulmonary Valve Conduit


1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, R. K. Hospital, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mani Ram Krishna
Dr. R. K. Hospital for Women and Children, No 7, V.O.C. Nagar, Thanjavur - 613 007, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_58_21

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The right ventricle to pulmonary artery valved conduit is a key component of surgeries to rehabilitate the right ventricular outflow tract in children with congenital heart disease. Evaluation of the conduit valve function forms a key part of follow-up evaluation of these children. We report the utility of three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography to evaluate the conduit valve function in these children.


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