2/17/2019

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty - Reperfusion injury

Factors associated with reperfusion injury after balloon pulmonary artery balloon angiolasty are
(1) Increase in diameter >70%
(2) Increase in PA pressure >170%
(3) Distal mean PA pressure > 20 mmHg


From Arnold LW et al. AJC 1988;62:327-330.

12/16/2018

Stent - Over-expansion tests

From Bratincsak, A. et al. Congenital Heart Dis 2015;10:51-6.


8/04/2018

Stent (Diameter to Length)

(From Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease. 2nd ed. by James E. Lock et al).

3/18/2018

Houston Hypertension Charts
(Based on height)
(Click on the image to enlarge)


11/16/2017

Anomalies of Inferior Vena Cava

Interrupted IVC with Azygos Vein Continuation
(Right supracardinal vein > Azygos vein)

Bilateral IVC

Both images above are from Netter's Atlas
(From Tal Geva. Anomalies of Systemic Veins chapter in Moss & Adams 8th ed. Page 856)


Inferior Vena Cava - Embryology