Ultrasound - Transposition Great Arteries Movie 1

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Transposition Great Arteries (GA 36 weeks)

(TGA; Transposition of the Great Vessels) This ultrasound movie shows an abnormality in the outflow tract of the heart. Characterized by aorta arising from right ventricle and pulmonary artery from the left ventricle and often associated with other cardiac abnormalities (e.g. ventricular septal defect). The ultrasound scans back and forth through the outflow tract showing the transposed vessel connection to the ventricles.

Transposition of the Great Vessels.jpg

  • International Classification of Diseases code 745.1
  • Australian national rate (1982-1992) 3.6/10,000 births.
  • Of 988 infants 4.1% were stillborn and 23.2% liveborn died during neonatal period.
  • slightly more common in twin births than singleton.
  • Neonates with transposed great arteries die without an arterial switch operation, first carried out in 1975.
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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, July 21) Embryology Ultrasound - Transposition Great Arteries Movie 1. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Ultrasound_-_Transposition_Great_Arteries_Movie_1

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