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Nuebel, Julia; Januszewska, Katarzyna; Loeff, Markus; Theisen, Daniel; Malec, Edward; Dalla-Pozza, Robert: Unique technique of surgery in an unusual variety of Scimitar syndrome: A Case Report. In: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2010, 5:15




Scimitar syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by total or partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of the right lung to the inferior vena cava. We present a seven year old girl with a systolic murmur who was diagnosed as having a Scimitar syndrome with unusual drainage of the right pulmonary veins. The unique technique of surgery in this patient was appropriate to the unusual, previously not described anatomy.