ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Aorta-right atrial tunnel presenting with transposition of the great arteries: a case report
Onur Şen1, Kürşat Öz1, Timuçin Aksu1, Meki Bilici2, Ersin Erek1
1İstanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye
2İstanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Pediatrik Kardiyoloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2013.6611
Aorta-right atrial tunnel is a congenital abnormality which is characterized by a relationship between the ascending aorta and right atrium. In this article, we report an eight-day neonate with transposition of the great arteries, in whom aorta-right atrial tunnel was detected during the arterial switch operation.
Keywords : Aorta-right atrial tunnel; neonatal; transposition of great arteries
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