• James B. Seward
  • A. Jamil Tajik
  • William D. Edwards
  • Donald J. Hagler


Detailed assessment of atrial anatomy is an intrical part of a complete examination. Details of atrial septum, commitment of the pulmonary and systemic veins, coronary sinus, and atrial appendages should be attempted in each patient.


Coronary Sinus Atrial Septal Defect Atrial Appendage Right Atrium Atrial Septum 
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Foramen Ovale

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Atrial Septal Defects General Secundum ASD

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Contrast Echo

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ASD and Catheterization

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Primum ASD

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Sinus Venosus ASD

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Coronary Sinus ASD

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Cor Triatriatum Sinister, Supravalvular Mitral Ring, Cor Triatriatum Dexter

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Juxtaposed Atrial Appendages

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left Atrial Aneurysm

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James B. Seward
    • 1
  • A. Jamil Tajik
    • 1
  • William D. Edwards
    • 1
  • Donald J. Hagler
    • 1
  1. 1.Mayo Medical SchoolRochesterUSA

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