WJCD  Vol.7 No.12 , December 2017
A Rare Case of Successive Pregnancies in a Woman with Complex Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease after Glenn Palliation
ABSTRACT
The bidirectional Glenn procedure is an integral step in the optimal palliation for single ventricular physiology in many forms of complex congenital heart disease. An increasing number of women who have undergone this connection in childhood are now reaching childbearing years. Low pulmonary blood flow and volume over load on the single ventricle pose several problems during pregnancy. We are reporting a 33-year-old lady with congenital tricuspid atresia and mild pulmonary stenosis who had late Bidirectional Glenn procedure with pulmonary forward flow and later underwent six successful pregnancies, with delivery of six low birth weight babies with no reported complications.
Cite this paper
Mohamed, M. , Mohsin, S. , Atiyah, M. , Al Zahrani, A. and Alnajashi, K. (2017) A Rare Case of Successive Pregnancies in a Woman with Complex Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease after Glenn Palliation. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 7, 423-428. doi: 10.4236/wjcd.2017.712040.
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