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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 199-200

Repair of isolated double-chambered right ventricle


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, The University Hospital Center Hassan II of Fes, Morocco
2 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, The University Hospital Center Hassan II of Fes, Morocco
3 Department of Reanimation Anesthesia, The University Hospital Center Hassan II of Fes, Morocco, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
A Babakhoya
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, The University Hospital Centre Hassan II of Fes
Morocco
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.115057

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The finding of a double-chambered right ventricle (DCRV) is exceptionally rare as an isolated anomaly. It is a congenital cardiac anomaly in which the right ventricle is separated into two chambers, a proximal high-pressure chamber and a distal low-pressure chamber, by anomalous muscles or fibrous tissues in the right ventricular cavity. We report the case of a 6-year-old infant who was admitted for growth retardation. The patient was diagnosed with an isolated DCRV without any other associated congenital anomalies. The patient underwent a successful cardiac surgical procedure of enlargement repair; he was discharged in good clinical condition with a normal cardiac function.


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