Direct Reimplantation Technique via a Right Minithoracotomy for Scimitar Syndrome: A Case Report


  • Mert Yilmaz
  • Isik Senkaya
  • Mete Cengiz



Scimitar syndrome (SS) is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly defined by an anomalous right pulmonary vein draining of the right lung into the inferior vena cava. We describe a direct reimplantation technique and atrial septal defect closure using cardiopulmonary bypass via a right minithoracotomy on a 24 year-old female SS patient who had an accompanying sinus venous atrial septal defect.


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Yilmaz, M., Senkaya, I., & Cengiz, M. (2006). Direct Reimplantation Technique via a Right Minithoracotomy for Scimitar Syndrome: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 9(6), E843-E845.