Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with situs inversus
visceium: A case report.
In conditions when aorta is in the right side position as situs inversus
and dextrocardia, most important modifications of angiography and PCI procedures are counterclockwise rotation of Judkins catheter and mirror image angiographic angles.
is a rare congenital developmental anomaly with autosomal recessive inheritance wherein the position of organs in chest and abdomen are reversed along sagittal plane.
Mathew Baillie first described situs inversus
totalis in the early 20th century .
The role of the cilia explained why patients with Kartagener syndrome had about a 50-50 chance of situs inversus
Case 10 had a sibling with situs inversus
totalis and transposition of the great arteries, and the mother of the case 18 had congenital heart disease.
Cilia entered the asymmetry story when researchers found that mutant mice without cilia in the node or with paralyzed cilia develop situs inversus
or at least have some organs out of place.
is a well-recognized entity, with an incidence of 1:10,000 (1), and can occur with dextrocardia or levocardia.
She was also born with situs inversus
, a complete reversal of all her internal organs, which is not correctable, but also not life-threatening.
By itself, this condition, called situs inversus
, rarely poses any medical problems.
It is commoner in men and is almost exclusively right sided, most likely due to the usual anatomical position of the appendix, although there have been reports of left sided Amyand's hernia and in such cases there is usually an associated situs inversus
, mobile caecum or intestinal malrotation (3).
An 11 months old girl with situs inversus
totalis, double outlet right ventricle, malposition of great arteries, complete atrioventricular septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, hypoplasia of pulmonary arteries and right-sided modified Blalock-Taussig shunt was admitted to our hospital due to severe cyanosis and respiratory distress.