CARDIOLOGY

Mitral Valve Anomalies

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What anomalies involve the mitral valve? Our database of cardiac pathologic conditions provides an answer that is summarized in Table 14.1 . TABLE 14.1 Mitral Valve Anomalies Mitral Valve Anomalies…

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Double-Outlet Left Ventricle

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Most pediatric cardiologists and congenital heart surgeons have never seen a patient with double-outlet left ventricle (DOLV). It is that rare. How rare is that? Well, in our cardiac pathology…

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The Cardiac Conduction System

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The Sinoatrial Node The sinoatrial node (SAN) is the pacemaker of the human heart ( Fig. 28.1 ). In visceroatrial situs solitus, the normal pattern of anatomic organization of the…

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Double-Outlet Right Ventricle

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Double-outlet right ventricle (DORV) is what Vierordt called partial transposition of the great arteries (TGA) in 1898, meaning that only the aorta was transposed from the left ventricle (LV) to…

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Single Ventricle

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Single ventricle means that one ventricular sinus, body, or inflow tract is present; in other words, one ventricular sinus, body, or inflow tract is absent. In single LV (morphologically left…

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Conclusions

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The new information, also presented in Chapter 15, Chapter 26, Chapter 27 , raises questions about how best to name and define various types of congenital heart disease. Consider, for…

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