Chapter 17. Ostium Primum Defect

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch17

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Ostium Primum Defect, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch17

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • ostium primum defect;
  • interference with primitive atrioventricular canal;
  • fetuses with atrioventricular septal defect and aneuploidies;
  • left atrioventricular valve with three leaflets;
  • congestive heart failure;
  • left-to-right shunt with rightsided volume overload;
  • early in-hospital mortality;
  • thromboembolism;
  • hemolysis - blood regurgitating in incompletely repaired mitral valve

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomy

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References