Cor Triatriatum

  • Jonathan Kochav
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)


Cor triatriatum, also referred to as cor triatriatum sinister, is defined by a separating membrane within the left atrium. It is a very uncommon congenital heart condition and is identified in only 0.1–0.4% of patients with congenital heart disease. This chapter describes the anatomy and physiology of this disease, and the options and indications for surgical intervention in adult patients.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Kochav
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  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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