Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography of the atrial septal defects

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Figure 4 : A.- Anatomical specimen of a heart with an VS ASD (1) as is seen from the right side of the interatrial septum (2). B.- 3D TEE image of the interatrial septum in a heart with the same type of ASD as is seen from the right side. C.- A different cut plane obtained form the same 3DTEE study at the level of the right superior pulmonary vein connection (3) showing its relationship with the defect. 4.-Eustachian valve.


Figure 5: Four chamber view of a heart with CA and tricuspid atresia as seen in a 3D TEE study (A) and an analogous anatomic specimen (B). 1 and 2 indicate the two portions of the CA separated by a small prominence in its posterior wall (discontinuous arrow). Arrow heads indicate the absence of right AV connection. 3.- A large ventricular septal defect.


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