DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20162011

Single atrium - a rare case report

Jyoti Prasad Kalita, Manuj Kumar Saikia, Amitav Sharma, Biswajeet Saikia, Gautam Chandra Das

Abstract


Single atrium is a rare congenital heart disease in which there is developmental absence of both septum primum and secondum part of atrial septum. Present study reports a case of an adolescent female patient with single atrium without any endocardial cushion defect and other variety of congenital heart disease. Clinically the patient presented with features of congestive heart failure. She underwent successful surgical separation of atrium.


Keywords


Single atrium, Atrial septal defect, Congenital heart disease

Full Text:

PDF

References


Levy MJ, Salomon J, Vidne BA. Correction of single and common atrium, with reference to simplified terminology. Chest. 1974;66:444-6.

Rastelli GC, Rahimtoola SH, Ongley PA, McGoon DC. Common atrium: anatomy, hemodynamics, and surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1968;55:834-41.

Van der Linde D, Helbing AW, Takkenberg JMJ, Roos-Hesselink WJ. Birth prevelance of congenital heart disease Worldwide, A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of American College of Cardiology. 2011;58(21):2241-7.

Hirai S, Hamanaka Y, Mitsui N, Isaka M, Mizukami T. Surgical Repair of a Common Atrium in an Adult. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003;9(2): 130-3.

Hirai S, Hamanaka Y, Mitsui N, Isaka M, Mizukami T. Surgical repair of a common atrium in an adult. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003;9:130-3.

Baweja G, Nanda NC, Kirklin JK. Definitive diagnosis of cortriatriatum with common atrium by three- dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in an adult. Echocardiography. 2004;21:303-6.

Jiang H, Wang HS, Wang ZW, Zhu HY, Zhang RF. Surgical Correction of Common Atrium without Noncardiac Congenital Anomalies. J Card Surg. 2013;28:580-6.