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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 498–502 | Cite as

A Case of Superoinferior Ventricular Heart with Situs Ambiguus, Dextroventricular Loop, and Levo Transposition of the Arteries

  • S. Özkutlu
  • C. AyabakanEmail author
  • M. Demircin
  • M. Yilmaz
Case Report

Abstract

A unique case of superoinferior ventricles, left atrial isomerism, concordant atrioventricular connection, and discordant ventriculoarterial connection is described. The associated anomalies were azygous vein continuation, large subpulmonary and apical ventricular septal defects, and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (pulmonary stenosis). The diagnosis was mostly made by fetal echocardiography and the superoinferior location of the ventricles was confirmed by postnatal echocardiography. Fetal and postnatal echocardiography facilitated the precise morphologic diagnosis and segmental analysis of this defect.

Keywords

Echocardiography Superoinferior ventricles 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Özkutlu
    • 1
  • C. Ayabakan
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Demircin
    • 1
  • M. Yilmaz
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pediatric Cardiology and Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryHacettepe University Ihsan Dogramaci Childern’s Hospital, 06100 AnkaraTurkey

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