Intraoperative two-dimensional echocardiography for guiding surgical correction in subvalvular aortic obstruction
Congenital obstructive lesions of the left ventricular outflow tract vary in nature and often are complex [1, 2]. Although the hemodynamic features are resemblant, the anatomy between the different types varies and so does the prognosis after surgical intervention.
KeywordsAortic Valve Infective Endocarditis Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Interventricular Septum Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
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