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Title: Multimodality cardiac imaging of a double chambered right ventricle with intrapulmonary shunting: a case report
Authors: Kha, Lan-Chau
Cassano-Bailey, Alessandra
Cleverley, Kelby
Sud, Maneesh
Strzelczyk, Jacek
Jassal, Davinder S
Issue Date: 22-Sep-2012
Citation: BMC Research Notes. 2012 Sep 22;5(1):516
Abstract: Abstract Background Double chambered right ventricle (DCRV) is a relatively rare congenital heart disease, characterized by the abnormal division of the right ventricle into a high-pressure inlet and low-pressure outlet by anomalous muscle bundles. Extra-cardiac right-to-left shunts may present with clinical symptoms in adulthood and should be sought in patients with previous cavo-pulmonary shunt procedures. Case presentation We report a case of DCRV in a 29 year old Caucasian male presenting in adulthood with a right-to-left shunt secondary to venous collaterals, following cavopulmonary anastomosis for congenital pulmonary atresia and hypoplastic right ventricle. Conclusion Multimodality cardiac imaging using echocardiography, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and cardiac catheterization is often required for complete characterization of complex congenital heart anomalies in adulthood.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1993/12342
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-5-516
Type: Journal Article
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