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Congenital cardiac anomalies with vein of Galen malformations in infants


Published reports and personal experience are reviewed relating to patients under 1 year of age diagnosed with a vein of Galen malformation and congenital heart disease. Including five patients from this institution, a total of 23 patients (12 neonates) with congenital heart disease and a vein of Galen malformation have been reported. Six of these had sinus venosus atrial septal defect and nine had aortic coarctation.

  • vein of Galen malformation
  • congenital heart disease, atrial septal defect
  • coarctation of the aorta

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