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Double partitioning of the left atrium: a previously unreported echocardiographic finding in a case in which transoesophageal echocardiography aided operative resection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1931354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Precordial echocardiography showed two membranes obstructing pulmonary venous return in the left atrium of a 9 month old infant. This anomaly has not previously been described; therefore transoesophageal echocardiography was performed at the time of surgery. This confirmed the anatomy and aided complete resection of both membranes. Even in small infants transoesophageal echocardiography can provide useful information about complex atrial malformations.
F A Bu'Lock; P Murphy; R P Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-10     Completed Date:  1991-12-10     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Bristol Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
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MeSH Terms
Echocardiography / methods*
Heart Atria / abnormalities*,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Intraoperative Care

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