Best management in isolated right ventricular hypoplasia with septal defects in adults.
J Cardiovasc Thorac Res. 2020;12(3):237-243
Authors: Khajali Z, Arabian M, Aliramezany M
Hypoplastic right ventricle is a rare congenital disease usually associated with pulmonary atresia or tricuspid atresia. Isolated right ventricular hypoplasia is a rare anomaly without important valvular abnormalities. It is associated with inter atrial septal defects leading to the right-to-left shunting of blood. Patients with isolated right ventricular hypoplasia usually have different and variable courses. In some patients, it is recognized in the perinatal period and necessitates prompt intervention; nonetheless, there are some reports of this anomaly in old age with no significant symptoms. In this report, we describe the clinical data and management of 6 adult cases with isolated right ventricular hypoplasia treated medically or surgically based on the severity of the disease and symptoms and then offer an in-depth discussion regarding this rare anomaly.
PMID: 33123333 [PubMed]