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A congenital abnormality in which organs in the THORAX and the ABDOMEN are opposite to their normal positions (situs solitus) due to lateral transposition. Normally the STOMACH and SPLEEN are on the left, LIVER on the right, the three-lobed right lung is on the right, and the two-lobed left lung on the left. Situs inversus has a familial pattern and has been associated with a number of genes related to microtubule-associated proteins.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Situs Inversus" by people in Profiles.
Successful endovascular repair of aortic rupture caused by axillary intra-aortic balloon insertion for a Jehovah's Witness patient with situs inversus anomaly. J Card Surg. 2020 Sep; 35(9):2410-2413.
A Rare Triad of Giant Occipital Encephalocele with Lipomyelomeningocele, Tetralogy of Fallot, and Situs Inversus. J Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Mar; 10(3):36-46.
Polysplenia syndrome accompanied with situs inversus totalis and annular pancreas in an elderly patient. Clin Imaging. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6):472-5.
Early and late results of the modified fontan operation for heterotaxy syndrome 30 years of experience in 142 patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Dec 05; 48(11):2301-5.
Regression of severe pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after Fontan revision and "hepatic factor" rerouting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Aug; 78(2):697-9.
Pancreaticoduodenectomy in a patient with ampullary carcinoma and situs inversus. Surgery. 2001 Sep; 130(3):521-4.
Heart transplantation in infants and children with situs inversus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Jul; 116(1):82-9.
Evaluation, operative management, and outcome after liver transplantation in children with biliary atresia and situs inversus. Ann Surg. 1995 Jul; 222(1):47-50.
Right atrial partition and right ventricular exclusion: another surgical approach for complex cyanotic congenital heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1976 Mar; 71(3):386-91.
The pathologic anatomy of mesocardia. Am J Cardiol. 1971 Oct; 28(4):428-35.