Procedures on the Atrial Septum: Approach, Outcomes and Future Perspective

  • Edgar JaeggiEmail author
  • Rajiv Chaturvedi
  • Greg Ryan


This chapter provides an overview of the normal atrial septum and the main lesions that are associated with prenatal septal restriction, proposes selection criteria of patients and procedures for possible in utero interventions, and illustrates the fetal and postnatal outcome after intrauterine intervention.


Pulmonary Vein Left Atrium Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Atrial Septum Severe Mitral Regurgitation 
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Figure 19.3a–d was created by Jannic Jaeggi.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsLabatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Fetal Cardiac ProgramLabatt Family Heart CentreTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyFaculty of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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