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Echocardiographic demonstration of important abnormalities of the mitral valve in congenitally corrected transposition
  1. Daniel J Penny,
  2. Jane Somerville,
  3. Andrew N Redington
  1. Departments of Paediatric and Adolescent Cardiology, Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital, London


    Whereas abnormalities of the morphological tricuspid valve are common in the setting of discordant atrioventricular connections, there are only a few postmortem reports of abnormalities of the mitral valve in this condition. This report describes two patients with discordant atrioventricular connections, in whom important abnormalities of the mitral valve were found during life by cross sectional echocardiography.

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