Prenatal Diagnosis of Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava and its Clinical Significance

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Esmer A. C., YÜKSEL A., Cali H., Ozsurmeli M., ÖMEROĞLU R. N., KALELİOĞLU İ. H., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.1, pp.50-54, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.9426
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-54
  • Keywords: Cardiac anomaly, congenital anomaly, persistent left superior vena cava, prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound, CORONARY-SINUS, ABSENT RIGHT, FETAL
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Background: Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is a variant of systemic venous return which is observed in 0.3% of autopsies in the general population and in 4-8% of patients with congenital heart disease.