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Martin L. Bocks

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In infracardiac, infradiaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, all four pulmonary veins connect to a descending vertical vein that usually drains to the portal vein or one of its tributaries. Obstruction is common, and definitive treatment is surgical repair. We present a case of late-diagnosed infradiaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in a premature neonate who was too high risk for surgery and underwent palliative stenting of the venous duct. We demonstrate the feasibility of a transhepatic approach when umbilical access is no longer available.


CHD, pulmonary hypertension, transhepatic access, ductus venosus, total anomalous pulmonary venous return, cardiac catheterization

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Cardiology in the Young

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