Chapter 16. Scimitar Syndrome

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch16

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Scimitar Syndrome, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch16

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • scimitar syndrome;
  • anomaly associated with hypoplastic right lung and pulmonary artery;
  • complex congenital cardiac anomalies;
  • asymptomatic patients - atrial septal defect;
  • infants with associated complex anomalies;
  • persistent pulmonary hypertension after surgery;
  • blood flow to right lung - not improving with surgery;
  • developing pulmonary vein stenosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References