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3D-MRI enables accurate preoperative diagnosis of extremely unusual great vessels in a neonate with complex congenital heart disease
  1. Thomas Krasemann,
  2. Anna Barlow,
  3. Trisha Vigneswaran,
  4. Aphrodite Tzifa,
  5. Conal Austin,
  6. Gerald Greil
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Thomas Krasemann, Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH, UK; thomas.krasemann{at}gstt.nhs.uk

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A male neonate (weight 3.7 kg) with pulmonary atresia and a ventricular septal defect (Fallot type) was found to have additional complex aortic anatomy on echocardiography. 3D-MRI under general anaesthesia confirmed that the ascending aorta was connected to a right aortic arch giving rise to the right carotid and subclavian arteries, and …

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