Cor triatriatum: operative results in 20 patients.

  title={Cor triatriatum: operative results in 20 patients.},
  author={Howaida O Al Qethamy and Saber A R Aboelnazar and Yahya al Faraidi and Khalid Al Jubair and Mohamed Gadura and Mohamed Fagih},
  journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals},
  volume={14 1},
Cor triatriatum is an uncommon cardiac anomaly occurring in 0.1% of children with congenital heart disease. We reviewed our results from 20 patients presenting with cor triatriatum in the last 20 years (from March 1983 to August 2002). Mean age at repair was 20 months (1-132 months). During a mean follow-up period of 31 months (2-156 months) there were no deaths. All patients were in sinus rhythm except one patient who needed pacemaker insertion one week after repair. A total of 14 patients… CONTINUE READING