Septal pouch in the left atrium: a new anatomical entity with potential for embolic complications.


OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to develop a better understanding of the pathophysiology of the condition, we studied the patterns by which the septum primum (SP) and septum secundum (SS) fuse. BACKGROUND A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a communication across the interatrial septum between a nonadherent SP and SS and is considered to be a risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcin.2009.07.017

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