Atrioventricular Valve Abnormalities

  • Wojciech Mazur
  • Marilyn J. Siegel
  • Tomasz Miszalski-Jamka
  • Robert Pelberg


Ebstein anomaly is a myopathy of the right ventricle that results in variable degrees of failure of delamination of the valve leaflets, leading to tricuspid valve regurgitation and right ventricular dysfunction. The classic pathology is apical (downward) displacement of the tricuspid valve leaflets (most frequently septal followed by posterior and anterior leaflets) with abnormal adherence of the leaflets to the underlying myocardium.


Mitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Tricuspid Valve Mitral Stenosis Mitral Valve Prolapse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wojciech Mazur
    • 1
  • Marilyn J. Siegel
    • 2
  • Tomasz Miszalski-Jamka
    • 3
    • 4
  • Robert Pelberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center of Greater CincinnatiThe Lindner Center for Research and EducationCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Mallinckrodt Institute of RadiologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  3. 3.Department of Clinical Radiology and Imaging Diagnostics4th Military HospitalWrocławPoland
  4. 4.Center for Diagnosis Prevention and TelemedicineJohn Paul II HospitalKrakówPoland

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