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Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum: an unusual intraoperative finding.
  1. M Bhattacharjee,
  2. M C Neligan,
  3. P Dervan
  1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary.


    Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum was an incidental finding in a man of 45 undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting for unstable angina. He was not overweight and did not have any rhythm disturbances. The diagnosis was made on frozen section.

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