Vol 13, No 5 (2006): Folia Cardiologica
Case Reports
Published online: 2006-05-25

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Cardiosurgical aspects of the ectopia cordis

Maciej Piaszczyński, Michał Wojtalik, Wojciech Mrówczyński, Rafał Bartkowski
Folia Cardiol 2006;13(5):436-438.


The case is presented of a 2710 g newborn female with prenatally diagnosed ectopia cordis. Postnatal transthoracic echocardiography showed the presence of a ductus-dependent intracardiac lesion. The neonate was treated surgically on the first day of life. Different surgical aspects of ectopia cordis are discussed.

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