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Challenging Case: Heart failure or Vein of Galen?

Vein of Galen preoperative imageryThe patient is a four-month-old boy from Haiti with a history of low weight gain, cachexia, congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, but with no discernable cause. After first presenting to a hospital in Haiti, he was treated with oxygen concentrators and sildenafil to maintain his oxygen saturation levels, but could not gain weight. …Read More

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