05.01.12 – Congenital giant right atrium


Orientation: Short axis view – base
Description: Image # 1 demonstrates he anterior anatomic view of a grossly dilated right atrium. Image # 2 shows the heart an anterior view of the heart with an opened right atrium, demonstrating marked dilation of the appendage and atrial chamber. The oval foramen is probe patent without appreciable dilation of the flap valve. There are concordant atrioventricular and ventriculo-arterial connections without abnormalities of the atrioventricular or arterial valves.

Contributor: Diane E. Spicer, BS