19. Anomalies of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract and Aortic Valve

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. John M. Simpson MD, FRCP Honorary Senior Lecturer Consultant Director1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch19

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

Simpson, J. M. (2009) Anomalies of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract and Aortic Valve, 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.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

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

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

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

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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:

  • left ventricular outflow tract and aortic valve anomalies;
  • subaortic stenosis;
  • echocardiography goals in subaortic stenosis;
  • aortic valve stenosis;
  • aortic valve stenosis in fetus;
  • supravalvar aortic stenosis;
  • bicuspid (bicommissural) aortic valve;
  • aortic cusp prolapse

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Incidence

  • Etiology

  • Subaortic stenosis

  • Aortic valve stenosis

  • Supravalvar aortic stenosis

  • Bicuspid (bicommissural) aortic valve

  • Aortic cusp prolapse

  • Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm

  • Aortico-left ventricular tunnel

  • False tendons

  • Acknowledgement

  • References