Recurrent fibrovascular granulation on PhotoFix® bovine pericardium causing systemic and pulmonary venous obstruction after repair of scimitar syndrome.
Cardiology in the young
A young adult with late diagnosis of scimitar syndrome underwent infradiaphragmatic baffling of the scimitar vein to left atrium through an intra-atrial tunnel using PhotoFix® bovine pericardium with recurrent extensive fibrovascular granulation of the patch causing pulmonary and systemic venous obstruction leading to eventual explantation of the bovine pericardium.
View details for DOI 10.1017/S1047951121000822
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