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Double-Inlet Left Ventricle

  • Hiromi Kurosawa
  • Anton E. Becker

Abstract

In double-inlet left ventricle the two atria are connected through their respective atrioventricular ostia to one ventricle, which shows the morphological characteristics of a left ventricle. The morphology of the atrioventricular connection may be that of two perforate valves (Fig. 8.1), a common valve, a straddling and overriding valve, or one imperforate and one perforate valve [24–28].

Keywords

Left Ventricle Ventricular Septal Defect Pulmonary Valve Atrioventricular Node Atrioventricular Conduction 
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Copyright information

© 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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