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Cardiol Young. 1999 Jul;9(4):423-6.

Divided left atrium associated with supravalvar mitral ring.

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Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Children's Hospital Maria Pia, Porto, Portugal.


Reported is a case with a rare association of divided left atrium, supramitral stenosing ring of the left atrium, connection of the left superior caval vein to the roof of the left atrium, unroofed coronary sinus with an interatrial communication at the mouth of the unroofed sinus and ventricular septal defect. The need for a complete echocardiographic examination in the presence of pulmonary venous obstruction is emphasized. Surgery was successful in spite of significant preoperative pulmonary hypertension.

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