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Real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of a sinus venosus atrial septal defect.
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PMID:  20868438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of a 65-year-old man who presented with atrial flutter and dilation of right heart was noted on transthoracic echocardiography. Transesophageal echocardiography revealed a large sinus venosus atrial septal defect close to superior vena cava and anomalous connection of right superior pulmonary vein. Additionally, real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography provided superior spatial details and demonstrated the size, location of the defect and its spatial relationship to the surrounding structures. Patient underwent successful surgical repair. (Echocardiography 2011;28:E82-E84).
Authors:
Leandro Perez; Anees Razzouk; Ramesh C Bansal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.
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