Atrioventricular Septal Defect

  • Hiromi Kurosawa
  • Anton E. Becker


The heart with atrioventricular septal defect is characterized by a deficiency of the muscular atrioventricular septum, an abnormal atrioventricular valve arrangement, and an abnormal geometry of both ventricles. The anatomical details of this anomaly have been described extensively [11].


Coronary Sinus Ventricular Septum Atrioventricular Node Conduction Axis Atrioventricular Septal Defect 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiromi Kurosawa
    • 1
  • Anton E. Becker
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular SurgeryThe Heart Institute of Japan, Tokyo Women’s Medical CollegeTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Academic Medical CenterUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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