Prenatal Diagnosis of Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava and its Clinical Significance

Esmer A. C. , Yuksel A. , Cali H., Ozsurmeli M., Omeroglu R. N. , Kalelioglu I. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.1, pp.50-54, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.9426
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-54


Background: Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is a variant of systemic venous return which is observed in 0.3% of autopsies in the general population and in 4-8% of patients with congenital heart disease.