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Surgical treatment of cor triatriatum in a 4½-month-old infant
  1. H. Oelert,
  2. I. M. Breckenridge,
  3. G. Rosland,
  4. J. Stark2
  1. The Thoracic Unit, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London
  2. The Haukeland Sykehus, Bergen, Norway

    Abstract

    Successful correction of cor triatriatum in a 4½-month-old infant is presented. Altogether six patients with cor triatriatum underwent surgical correction during the last eight years. All but one survived the operation. The clinical features and the surgical treatment are discussed.

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    • 2 Correspondence to: Mr. J. Stark, Thoracic Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London W.C.1

    • 1 This study was supported in part by a grant from the British Heart Foundation

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