Pulmonary Artery Sling with Tracheal Stenosis Combined with A Large Ventricular Septal Defect in A Two-Month-Old Boy: A Case Report

Pulmonary Artery Sling with Ventricular Septal Defect


  • Yi Zhang Anesthesia Operation Center of West China Hospital/West China School of Nursing, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China
  • Yongjun Qian Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China




Pulmonary Artery Sling ;Ventricular Septal Defect


Pulmonary artery sling (PAS) is a rare congenital cardiovascular abnormality. In typical PAS patients, the left pulmonary artery (LPA) arises from the right pulmonary artery and passes between the trachea and esophagus, which possibly causes tracheal stenosis and some respiratory symptoms. PAS typically associates with other cardiovascular anomalies, which may cause difficulties to the treatment of patients. This report described a rare case of a two-month-old boy with PAS, VSD, and tracheal stenosis simultaneously and underwent procedures without tracheoplasty.


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How to Cite

Zhang, Y., & Qian, Y. jun. (2021). Pulmonary Artery Sling with Tracheal Stenosis Combined with A Large Ventricular Septal Defect in A Two-Month-Old Boy: A Case Report: Pulmonary Artery Sling with Ventricular Septal Defect . The Heart Surgery Forum, 24(6), E1043-E1045. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4261