Chapter 53. Heterotaxy Syndromes

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

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch53

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) Heterotaxy Syndromes, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch53

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:

  • heterotaxy syndromes;
  • left atrial isomerism and polysplenia;
  • intrahepatic portion of inferior vena cava;
  • partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection;
  • right atrial isomerism and asplenia;
  • spontaneous intrauterine death of fetuses;
  • patients with heterotaxy without heart disease;
  • transplantation technically more difficult;
  • heterotaxies - survival after Fontan operation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References