Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)TTotal anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)EnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000229.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR), a condition involving improper drainage through the blood vessels. TAPVR can be fatal.</p><p>In this defect, the vessels that bring oxygen-rich blood back to the heart from the lungs are wrongly connected to the left atrium. Blood drains to the right atrium through an abnormal vessel. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Children with total anomalous pulmonary venous return are usually cyanotic, have trouble breathing, and have a heart murmur.</li> <li>Surgery is required very shortly after birth, allowing for a very good outlook for children.</li></ul>
Anomalie totale du retour veineuxAAnomalie totale du retour veineuxTotal Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)FrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000229.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Informez-vous sur l’anomalie totale du retour veineux, un trouble où les vaisseaux sanguins drainent mal le sang. L’anomalie totale du retour veineux peut être mortelle.</p><p>Informez-vous sur l’anomalie totale du retour veineux, un trouble où les vaisseaux sanguins drainent mal le sang. L’anomalie totale du retour veineux peut être mortelle. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Les enfants atteints d’une anomalie totale du retour veineux ont habituellement une cyanose, de la difficulté à respirer et un souffle cardiaque.</li> <li> Une chirurgie doit être effectuée tout de suite après la naissance, ce qui donnera d’excellentes perspectives de vie aux enfants atteints de ce trouble. </li></ul>

 

 

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)1622.00000000000Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)TEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000037.0000000000000229.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR), a condition involving improper drainage through the blood vessels. TAPVR can be fatal.</p><p>In this defect, the vessels that bring oxygen-rich blood back to the heart from the lungs are wrongly connected to the left atrium. Blood drains to the right atrium through an abnormal vessel. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Children with total anomalous pulmonary venous return are usually cyanotic, have trouble breathing, and have a heart murmur.</li> <li>Surgery is required very shortly after birth, allowing for a very good outlook for children.</li></ul><p>An atrial septal defect (ASD) usually accompanies this condition, allowing blood to flow from the right atrium to the left atrium. Without an ASD, the condition is fatal because there is no oxygenated blood returning from the heart to be circulated to the body. </p> <figure class="swf-asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)</span><div class="asset-animation"> src="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/swfanimations/swf.html?swffile=Tapvr_MED_ANI_EN.swf" </div> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Normally the pulmonary veins bring oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left side of the heart, where it is pumped out to the body. With this condition, the pulmonary veins are connected to the vena cava. This means that oxygenated blood goes into the right side of the heart instead. Luckily, this condition often involves an atrial septal defect. This lets some oxygenated blood go into the left side of the heart and out to the body.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>What are the symptoms of total anomalous pulmonary venous return?</h2><p>Children with total anomalous pulmonary venous return are usually cyanotic, have trouble breathing, and have a heart murmur. </p><p>Chest X-rays, echocardiograms, or a cardiac catheterization may be done to diagnose the condition. </p><h2>How is total anomalous pulmonary venous return treated?</h2><p>Surgery is done very shortly after birth to improve this condition. This involves connecting the pulmonary veins to the left atrium and closing the ASD. </p><h2>What is the long-term outlook for children with total anomalous pulmonary venous return?</h2><p>With early repair, the outlook is very good for children with this condition.</p>Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR)

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