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Atrioventricular canal mimicking tricuspid atresia: echocardiographic and angiographic features.
  1. P S Rao
  1. Department of Paediatrics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


    In a rare case of common atrioventricular canal mimicking tricuspid atresia the clinical, radiographic, electrocardiographic, and M mode echocardiographic features were indistinguishable from those of classic tricuspid atresia. The cross sectional echocardiographic appearance and right atrial cineangiographic features were distinctive, however, and can be used to discriminate between this anomaly and other types of tricuspid atresia.

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