Unilateral Pulmonary Artery Absence or Hypoplasia
Radiographic and Cardiopulmonary Studies in Five Patients
The clinical entity of unilateral pulmonary artery absence or hypoplasia can be readily diagnosed on the basis of routine clinical evaluation. This report is based upon 5 patients in whom the diagnosis was suspected and eventually confirmed with the aid of special studies. Characteristic hemodynamic findings were demonstrated by means of cardiac catheterization and contrast visualization of the cardiopulmonary system.
- © 1958 American Heart Association, Inc.