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Unguarded tricuspid orifice with Uhl's malformation

  • Brojendra Agarwala (a1), J. Deane Waldman (a1) and Michele Carbone (a1)

Summary

A case is reported where unguarding of the tricuspid orifice was associated with Uhl's malformation. Echocardiographic features of the condition permitted the diagnosis during life. A therapeutic plan is proposed which involves surgical closure of the unguarded tricuspid orifice.

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Dr. Brojendra Agarwala, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. Tel. 312-702-6172; Fax. 312-702-2319.

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Unguarded tricuspid orifice with Uhl's malformation

  • Brojendra Agarwala (a1), J. Deane Waldman (a1) and Michele Carbone (a1)

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