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Ectopia cordis with right and left ventricular diverticula
  1. M Nagashima,
  2. T Higaki,
  3. A Kurata
  1. Correspondence to mitsugi{at}

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A newborn girl who was delivered vaginally at 37 weeks of gestation exhibited double-outlet right ventricle, pulmonary stenosis and persistent left superior vena cava accompanied with ectopia cordis (online video 1: shows her heart beating outside the body and the anterior interventricular sulcus). The case fulfilled the diagnostic criteria …

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