Cor triatriatum dexter in two dogs.

A. H. Tobias, W. P. Thomas, Mark D Kittleson, J. Komtebedde

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Abstract

Cor triatriatum dexter is a congenital heart defect in which the embryologic right sinus venosus valve persists as a septum within the right atrium. Cor triatriatum dexter was diagnosed in 2 dogs on the basis of clinical signs, two-dimensional echocardiography, and cardiac catheterization. In 1 of the dogs, the condition was successfully treated by surgical resection of the intra-atrial septum. In the second dog, the defect was associated with an incomplete persistent cranial left vena cava and Ebstein's anomaly; surgery was declined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-290
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume202
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 15 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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