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Scimitar Syndrome

An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.
Also Known As:
Syndrome, Scimitar
Networked: 65 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Bronchopulmonary Sequestration (Pulmonary Sequestration)
2. Atrial Heart Septal Defects (Atrial Septal Defect)
3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
4. Bronchogenic Cyst
5. Ventricular Heart Septal Defects (Ventricular Septal Defect)

Experts

1. Peuster, Matthias: 2 articles (11/2011 - 01/2003)
2. Giordano, Raffaele: 1 article (08/2015)
3. Chakraborty, Subhasis: 1 article (08/2015)
4. Chowdhury, Moti M: 1 article (08/2015)
5. Cantinotti, Massimiliano: 1 article (08/2015)
6. Spadoni, Isabella: 1 article (08/2015)
7. Halkos, Michael E: 1 article (07/2015)
8. Murphy, Douglas A: 1 article (07/2015)
9. Moss, Emmanuel: 1 article (07/2015)
10. Aldoss, Osamah: 1 article (06/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Scimitar Syndrome:
1. VACTERL associationIBA
2. Pulmonary venous return anomalyIBA
3. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
4. GadoliniumIBA
5. Lung agenesisIBA
6. Congenital lobar emphysemaIBA
7. Coarctation of the aortaIBA
8. SiliconIBA
9. Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Pneumonectomy (Lung Volume Reduction)
2. X-Ray Film
3. Catheters
4. Thoracotomy
5. Replantation