Persistent Right Aortic Arch

Using diagrams, post-mortem specimens, and portions of a surgery film this presentation illustrates: 

  • Review of normal anatomic relationships of aorta, esophagus, and trachea
  • Diagnosis using contrast fluoroscopy
  • Corrective surgery for PRAA
  • Discussion of post-operative care
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Copyright 2002-2005 The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James W. Buchanan
Students: Mike Pierdon (2002), Laurel Frydenborg (2003), Jay Hreiz (2005)