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Author Gadhinglajkar, S. ♦ Sreedhar, Rupa ♦ Krishnamanohar, S. R. ♦ Jayant, Aveek ♦ Bhoomkar, Nikhil S.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Journal of The American Society of Echocardiography : Official Publication of The American Society of Echocardiography
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Cardiovascular Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Cardiology
Abstract A supracristal ventricular septal defect (VSD), an outlet VSD situated in subaortic and subpulmonic regions, has a strong association with prolapse of the aortic valve cusp. The authors report the case of a patient operated for a supracristal VSD with prolapse of the right coronary cusp. The VSD was found to be in the subaortic position on preoperative transthoracic echocardiography, which failed to detect the presence of a double-chamber right ventricle. Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography correctly recognized the supracristal nature of the VSD and identified the double-chamber right ventricle, subsequently altering the course of surgery.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 6
Page Count 753,996
Starting Page 5
Ending Page 754000