11. Anomalies of the Atrial Septum

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor1,2,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor3,4,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director5,6,7 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief8,9
  1. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief8,9

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch11

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Geva, T. (2009) Anomalies of the Atrial Septum, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 2

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 3

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 4

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 5

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 6

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 7

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 8

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 9

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 8

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 9

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • atrial septum anomalies;
  • interatrial communications classification;
  • atrial septal defect (ASD);
  • secundum atrial septal defect;
  • sinus venosus defect (SVD);
  • sinus venosus defect imaging;
  • echocardiographic guidance of transcatheter ASD closure;
  • intraoperative echocardiography and ASD surgical closure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Etiology

  • Morphology and classification

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • References