Cor triatriatum is a congenital heart defect resulting in abnormal septation of the left atrium by a fibromuscular membrane. Echocardiography has improved the preoperative diagnosis of this rare congenital heart defect. We report a case where transesophageal echocardiography proved useful in the intraoperative diagnosis of a previously undetected cor triatriatum.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||The Annals of thoracic surgery|
|State||Published - Sep 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine