Further observations on the morphology of atrioventricular septal defects.

@article{Penkoske1985FurtherOO,
  title={Further observations on the morphology of atrioventricular septal defects.},
  author={P A Penkoske and William H. Neches and Robert H. Anderson and J. Robert Zuberbuhler},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1985},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={611-22}
}
Certain morphologic aspects of atrioventricular septal defects ("endocardial cushion defects," "atrioventricular canal malformations") remain controversial. It is still not clear which precise lesions should not be placed in this category. For example, is an "isolated" cleft of the mitral valve or a perimembranous inlet ventricular septal defect to be so described? It is also not fully accepted that the left atrioventricular valve in these lesions bears little resemblance to a morphologically… CONTINUE READING
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