The Spectrum of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction: an Overview

Folger, Gordon M.
November 1980
Angiology;Nov1980, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p779
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the spectrum of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. The left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT), the obstructions (LVOTO) to which are the subject of this report, is considered anatomically to include that portion of the left ventricle from the level of the coated mitral valve leaflets in systole to the aortic valve, the aortic valve itself, and the immediate supravalvular portion of the ascending aorta to the level of the origin of the first brachiocephalic artery.


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