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Ebstein's anomaly in adult.
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PMID:  18639349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Ebstein's anomaly is a rare congenital cardiac disease initially described by Wilhelm Ebstein in 1866. It is defined as the significant apical displacement of the part of the tricuspid valve causing significant tricuspid regurgitation and reduction of the functional right ventricle, right atrial and right ventricular dilatation and atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Ebstein's anomaly occurs approximately once in 20,000 live births and only 5% of patients survive beyond the fifth decade. We present a case of Ebstein's anomaly in a 69-year-old Italian woman. Also this case is illustrative of Ebstein's anomaly in adult.
Salvatore Patanè; Filippo Marte; Gianluca Di Bella; Amedeo Chiribiri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2008-07-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  136     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e6-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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