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HDlive Flow Features of Transposition of Great Arteries with Ventricular Septal Defect, Pulmonary Stenosis, and Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava

Keywords : HDliveFlow, Persistent left superior vena cava, Prenatal diagnosis, Pulmonary stenosis, Spatiotemporal image correlation, Transposition of great arteries, Ventricular septal defect

Citation Information : HDlive Flow Features of Transposition of Great Arteries with Ventricular Septal Defect, Pulmonary Stenosis, and Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2022; 16 (4):263-265.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1950

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Objective: We present HDlive Flow features of transposition of great arteries (TGA) with ventricular septal defect (VSD), pulmonary stenosis (PS), and persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) at 21 weeks and 2 days of gestation. Case description: HD-flow suggested parallel positioning of great arteries exiting the right ventricle, VSD, and PLSVC. HDlive Flow (Silhouette) clearly revealed an aorta exiting the right ventricle and a small pulmonary artery (PS) exiting the left ventricle in parallel. Pulmonary valvar stenosis was also suspected. A blood vessel (PLSVC) on the left side of the small pulmonary artery was noted. HDlive Flow Silhouette with spatiotemporal image correlation clearly showed a shunt flow stream from the right to left ventricle through VSD. Conclusion: HDlive Flow (Silhouette) may provide additional, useful information for the precise prenatal assessment of complex TGA.

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