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An unusual case of double-chambered left ventricle

A case of double-chambered left ventricle communicated with right ventricle through a ventricular septal defect presented during only in diastole and a concomitant mitral valve prolapse.
  • Destounis A
  • Tountas C
  • Theodosis-Georgilas A
  • Zahos P
  • Kasinos N
  • Palios J
  • Beldekos D
Case image in cardiovascular ultrasound
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Conflict of interest

Destounis A, Tountas C, Theodosis-Georgilas A, Zahos P, Kasinos N, Palios J, Beldekos D declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Ethical standards

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiology ClinicTzaneio Hospital of PiraeusPiraeusGreece
  2. 2.Department of Cardiac CMRMetropolitan Hospital, AthensPiraeusGreece

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