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An unusual case of a congenital aorto-left atrial tunnel

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Bob Anderson


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Most usually, the aortic tunnels empty into the left ventricle. Very rarely, they open to the left atrium. The essence of the aortic tunnels is that they bypass the hinges of the valvar leaflets within the aortic root. We have recently encountered an aorto-left atrial tunnel satisfying this criterion. (C) 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Author(s): Di Eusanio M, Biagini E, Gargiulo G, Di Bartolomeo R, Lorenzini M, Ferlito M, Pasquale F, Castrovinci S, Rapezzi C, Anderson RH

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Cardiovascular Pathology

Year: 2014

Volume: 23

Issue: 4

Pages: 241-243

Print publication date: 01/07/2014

Online publication date: 15/02/2014

Acceptance date: 02/02/2014

ISSN (print): 1054-8807

ISSN (electronic): 1879-1336

Publisher: Elsevier


DOI: 10.1016/j.carpath.2014.02.002


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