Lymphoscintigraphy demonstrating thoracic duct injury in an infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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Chylous effusion is an infrequent complication of cardiothoracic surgery and a less frequent complication of central line placement. The authors describe a novel application of lymphoscintigraphy showing thoracic duct injury in an infant after surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-336
Number of pages2
JournalClinical nuclear medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2000



  • Chylothorax
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Lymphoscintigraphy, Thoracic Duct

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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