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

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Abstract

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
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2000

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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Lymphoscintigraphy
Thoracic Duct
Thoracic Injuries

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Lymphoscintigraphy demonstrating thoracic duct injury in an infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. / Moadel, Renee M.; Crooke, Gregory A.; Freeman, Leonard M.

In: Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 25, No. 5, 05.2000, p. 335-336.

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