TGA

TGA: neonatal cyanosis, RV hypertrophy, dx w echo, manage by keeping ductus open (prostaglandin, cath), tx w sugery to switch the vessels


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  • TGA
  • aka: Transposition of the great arteries,
  • neonatal cyanosis, RV hypertrophy, dx w echo, manage by keeping ductus open (prostaglandin, cath), tx w sugery to switch the vessels
  • neonatal cyanosis that worsens
  • RV impulse/heave (left sternal border)
  • RV hypertrophy, echo shows transposition
  • cyanosis worsens as ductus arteriosus closes
  • keep ductus arteriosus open (prostaglandin, balloon catheter), surgery to switch the vessels