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Tricuspid Atresia

  • Anita SadeghpourEmail author
  • Azin Alizadeasl
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Abstract

Tricuspid atresia (TA) is best defined as the absence of the right atrioventricular valve in the presence of an atrial septal defect. There is frequently morphologic right ventricular hypoplasia, which connects to the dominant ventricle via a ventricular septal defect.

Keywords

Tricuspid atresia Atrial septal defect (ASD) Echocardiography Fontan operation Hypoplastic right ventricle 

Supplementary material

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Video 27.1 Transthoracic echocardiography in four chamber view showing tricuspid atresia (TA) as a fibromuscular tissue in place of TV, associated with hypoplastic right ventricle (RV) (WMV 193 kb)
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Video 27.2 Large defect in the interatrial septum (large ASD) which is an obligatory right to left shunt (WMV 185 kb)
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Video 27.3 Color flow imaging of the same patient showing a large ASD and small VSD (WMV 325 kb)
Video 27.4

Tricuspid Atresia: Injection via arterial line in LV shows rudimentary RV with coincident opacification of aorta and pulmonary artery suggestive for tricuspid atresia and VSD (WMV 888 kb)

Video 27.5

Tricuspid Atresia: Injection via arterial line in LV shows rudimentary RV with coincident opacification of aorta and pulmonary artery suggestive for tricuspid atresia and VSD (WMV 956 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Echocardiography Lab, Department of CardiologyAdult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical ScienceTehranIran
  2. 2.Echocardiography Lab, Department of CardiologyRajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical ScienceTehranIran

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