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Unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery


Other Names for this Disease

  • Congenital absence of the pulmonary artery
  • Isolated UAPA
  • Isolated unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery
  • Pulmonary artery, isolated unilateral absence of
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  • My son was born with a heart defect. His right pulmonary artery isn't connected to his heart. His doctors want to do a surgery to reconnect it. Is this a very risky surgery? I can't find any information about this online. The doctors are telling me this isn't as bad as it could be, but I still am nervous. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital absence of the pulmonary artery
  • Isolated UAPA
  • Isolated unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery
  • Pulmonary artery, isolated unilateral absence of
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.