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PA

The two-character ISO 3166 country Code for PANAMA.

PA

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Panama. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Panama. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Panama. Each province has its own code with the prefix "PA." For example, the code for the Province of Bocas del Toro is ISO 3166-2:PA-1.
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5 The factors influencing the clinical presentation and prognosis of the coronary to pulmonary artery fistula (CPAF) are the size of the communication, the amount of blood drained through it, the resistance of the recipient chamber, and development of myocardial ischaemia or infarction.
92% of pulmonary artery abnormalities in patients of TOF according to the study by Sheikh et al12, taking level of significance 5.
Stenosis was present at the pulmonary artery in 13 patients, who underwent balloon dilation.
Pulmonary artery sarcoma masquerading as chronic pulmonary thromboembolism.
Perry and Scott (22) have reported anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in 11 patients at the Children's Hospital of the District of Columbia from 1946 to 1969.
Observation indexes: Indexes of pulmonary arterial systolic pressure, mean pulmonary arterial pressure, aortic systolic pressure, mean aortic pressure, left atrium diameter (LAD), left ventricular end- diastolic diameter (LVEDD), pulmonary artery diameter (PAD) and left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) were observed before and after surgery.
Pulmonary artery dissection occurs in both sexes with a slight female predominance (male:female 1:1.
Non-invasive imaging methods used to detect pulmonary artery dissection are transthoracic echocardiogram11,12, CT scanning,9 MRI13 and pulmonary arteriography.
This procedure allows the left ventricle to develop as the systemic ventricle, patches the VSD to direct blood flow from LV through the aorta, closes the congenitally stenotic pulmonic valve, and uses a grafted conduit between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery to direct blood to the lungs for oxygenation.
A diagnosis of HSS was made on the basis of pulmonary artery aneurysms and IVC thrombosis in a young male patient, without clinical findings consistent with BD.
Clearly, experience of echocardiographer as well as equipment quality is critical for a better visual station of the pulmonary artery.
The CTA revealed that the left coronary artery (LCA) arose from the postero-lateral aspect of the main pulmonary artery (PA) (a diagnostic hallmark), just beyond the pulmonary valve (Figures 2 and 3).

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