Bilateral Superior Vena Cavae With Anomalous Criss-Cross Atrial Drainage

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Movie clip 1 Subcostal sagittal view. Bubbles injected into the right antecubital vein pass to the right superior vena cava (SVC), which drains directly to the roof of the left atrium. (AVI 5196 kb)

Movie clip 2 Subcostal sagittal view: Bubbles injected into the left antecubital vein drain to the left superior vena cava (SVC), which passes through the coronary sinus into the right atrium. The right SVC to the left atrium is also visible by two-dimensional echo views. (AVI 5184 kb)

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Catton, K., Blurton, D., Vorobiof, G. et al. Bilateral Superior Vena Cavae With Anomalous Criss-Cross Atrial Drainage. Pediatr Cardiol 34, 769–770 (2013).

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