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Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal, ISSN: 2347-520X,Vol.: 7, Issue.: 3

Case Study

A Large Aortopulmonary Window with a Ventricular Septal Defect:  A Rare Combination Presenting at the Age of 16


Shewale Rahul1*, Sharma Anil1 and Mishra Harsh1

1Department of Cardiology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences Mumbai, India.

Article Information


(1) Dr. Francesco Pelliccia, Professor, Department of Heart and Great Vessels, University La Sapienza, Rome,  Italy.


(1) Paul Schoenhagen, Cleveland Clinic, USA.

(2) Aşkın Ender Topal, Dicle University, Turkey.

(3) Diego José Rojas Esquivel, Hospital Bendaña, Honduras.

(4) PauloRobertoBarbosaEvora, University of  SãoPaulo, Brazil.

(5) Claus Andersen, Odense University Hospital, Denmark.

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Aortopulmonary window is a rare congenital anomaly with a communication between ascending aorta and main pulmonary artery. It may be associated with other cardiac malformations like aortic arch anomalies, ventricular septal defect, tetralogy of fallot etc. Survival beyond infancy is rare and early surgical intervention is important to prevent development of irreversible pulmonary hypertension. We report a rare case of larger Aortopulmonary window along with a large ventricular septal defect presenting at the age of 16 years.

Keywords :

Aortopulmonary window; ventricular septal defect; pulmonary hypertension.

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DOI : 10.9734/CA/2018/42636

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