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[Three different types of atrial septal defects in the same family].
|Title||[Three different types of atrial septal defects in the same family].|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Authors||Cachat F, Rapatsalahy A, Sekarski N, Hurni M, von Segesser L, Payot M|
|Journal||Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux|
|Date Published||1999 May|
Most of the time atrial septal defects (ASD) are sporadic. Familial forms are characterised by the same type of the ASD, and are frequently associated by other cardiac, osteoarticular (Holt-Oram syndrome) or atrioventricular conductions abnormalities (ostium secundum ASD with prolonged PR, sinus venosus ASD with sinusal bradyarrhythmia). This report describes a family in which the father and his two children present an ASD, each one of a different type (ostium primum ASD, ostium secundum ASD, sinus venosus ASD), without any other associated malformations. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a family in which three different ASD types are present.
|Alternate Journal||Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss|