Atrial Septal Defect

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Atrial level defects are reviewed distinguishing between true atrial septal defects and venous septation defects. Transthoracic and transesophageal approach to imaging these defects is reviewed with image and video examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Echocardiography
Subtitle of host publicationA Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease
ISBN (Electronic)9780323508728
ISBN (Print)9780323392266
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Atrial septal defect
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Device closure
  • Sinus venosus defect

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Shafer, K., & Brickner, M. E. (2019). Atrial Septal Defect. In Essential Echocardiography: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease (pp. 429-434.e1). Elsevier.