TITLE

ATRIOVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT: FROM FETUS TO ADULT

AUTHOR(S)
Craig, Brian
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Heart;Dec2006, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p1879
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the nature of atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD). The presence of a common atrioventricular junction as compared to the separate right and left atrioventricular junction in the normal heart serves as the essential morphological hallmark of AVSD. In patients with this abnormality, the left ventricular outflow tract is elongated and appears relatively narrow. The spectrum of ASVD diagnosed antenally differs with that diagnosed postnatally.
ACCESSION #
23356417

 

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