Cor triatriatum sinister in an 84-year-old patient [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2006; 34(1): 44-46

Cor triatriatum sinister in an 84-year-old patient

Mehmet Tuğrul İnanç, Ali Doğan, Yücel Yılmaz, İbrahim Özdoğru
Erciyes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kayseri

An 84-year-old woman was hospitalized for symptoms of left and right heart failure. Transthoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography revealed cor triatriatum sinister vvhich was accompanied by mitral and aortic regurgitation. The diagnosis of this congenital anomaly was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging and catheter angiography. After stabilization with medical therapy, surgical correction of cor triatriatum sinister was performed. The patient was discharged with recovery.

Keywords: Cor triatriatum/ultrasonography, echocardiography heart septal defects, atrial/pathology; myocardium/pathology.

How to cite this article
Mehmet Tuğrul İnanç, Ali Doğan, Yücel Yılmaz, İbrahim Özdoğru. Cor triatriatum sinister in an 84-year-old patient. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2006; 34(1): 44-46

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Tuğrul İnanç
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