Author | Dorothy Gilbertson, MD

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Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)

July 19, 2012

Supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) case study: A term newborn infant developed profound respiratory distress shortly after birth. After a negative echocardiogram, venovenous ECMO was performed. A cardiac CTA was requested, but complicated by the fact that the patient was on ECMO.