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Cor triatriatum sinister in a 43-year-old man with syncope.
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PMID:  24391336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Cor triatriatum sinister, a congenital cardiac anomaly involving a fibromuscular membrane that partitions the left atrium into 2 chambers, has been reported in only 0.1% to 0.4% of patients with congenital heart disease. The posterosuperior chamber receives blood from the pulmonary veins, and the anteroinferior chamber contains the left atrial appendage and mitral valve orifice. Most patients are diagnosed with the condition in infancy or childhood; adult cases are rare. We describe a case of cor triatriatum sinister in a 43-year-old man whose only presenting symptom was recurrent syncope. He underwent corrective resection of the membrane and was asymptomatic thereafter. In addition to discussing the patient's case, we review the relevant medical literature.
Authors:
Janet L Eichholz; Samer S Hodroge; Jerry J Crook; John W Mack; Dale C Wortham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  602-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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