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Prenatal diagnosis of criss-cross heart with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and aortic coarctation - case report
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  • Julia Murlewska,
  • Joanna Kućmierz,
  • Sławomir Witkowski,
  • Agnieszka Żalińska,
  • Maria Respondek-Liberska
Julia Murlewska
Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital-Research Institute

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Joanna Kućmierz
Medical University of Lodz
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Sławomir Witkowski
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz Medical Library
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Agnieszka Żalińska
Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital-Research Institute
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Maria Respondek-Liberska
Medical University of Lodz
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This paper presents an extremely rare and difficult case report of criss-cross heart (CCH) with a combination of cc-TGA and aortic coarctation of the fetal heart at 33 weeks of gestation. Despite very complicated heart anatomy, the proper perinatal care and early cardiac surgery allowed us to observe normal development of the child without any problems during his first six and ten months of postnatal life. The impossibility to: image proper four-chamber view, obtain parallel tricuspid and mitral valve, visualize symmetrical valve motion and laminar flow from the atrium to the ventricle might be the first clues to diagnose CCH.
31 Oct 2020Submitted to Echocardiography
09 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
10 Nov 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
06 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Major
07 Feb 20211st Revision Received
09 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
09 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
10 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending