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Research Article

Recognition of Ultrasound Artifact Mimicking Pulmonary Artery Dissection in Patients with Heart Disease

Table 1

Demographic data and artifact findings of patients in the present study.

Patient No.Age (yrs)Sex Clinical diagnosesartifactsDilation PAPH
viewlocationlengthdirectiondistinct

11FPDA1,2LPA, MPAlongDYYN
26FPDA4MPAshortHNNN
33FPDA1,2LPA, MPAlongDYNN
42FVSD, PDA1,2MPAlongDNYN
55MPDA1,2,3,4LPA, MPAlongDYYN
60.8FPDA2MPAshortDYNN
72FPDA2,3MPAlongDYNN
81FASD1,2LPA, MPAshortHYNN
92FPDA1,2,3,4LPA, MPAlongDYYN
1037FSLE, PAH1,2LPA, MPALongDYYY

F: female; M: male; PDA: patent ductus arteriosus; VSD: ventricular septal defect; ASD: atrial septal defect; PS: pulmonary stenosis; PAH: pulmonary artery hypertension; SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus; LPA: left pulmonary artery; MPA: main pulmonary artery; 1: aortic short-axis and pulmonary artery long-axis views; 2: left high parasternal view; 3: suprasternal aortic short-axis view; 4: pulmonary artery short-axis view; D: diagonal; H, horizontal; Y: yes; N: no

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