Intraoperative TEE of the Month - June 2013

published 6 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Persistent truncus arteriosus

This is doctor Julie huffed Meyer with our opening anesthesia intra operative T. E. E. case of the month for June 2013. Each month we feature an operative case which teaches or emphasizes an important aspect of basic entropic T. E.. Our case this month is a 13 year old boy who had a history of trunks arteriosus. He underwent repair of his trunk us as a neonate shortly after birth. At that time his trunk all valve was converted to the aortic position and he also had placement of a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit. He has had increasing display with exertion but denies it with me as our syncope. Preoperative studies include both the trance the rascal cardiogram as well as a CT scan of his chest. His T. T. E. revealed normal left ventricular size and function with moderate tropical valve regurgitation. His RV to PA home graft appears to not act with the peak gradient of 53000000 ...

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