Surgical treatment of congenital right atrial aneurysm in an adult patient

Shinya Masuda, Yoshikatsu Saiki, Kazuo Itoh, Mitsuaki Sadahiro

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Abstract

A 52-year-old man with atrial flutter was diagnosed as having a large congenital aneurysm or diverticulum of the right atrium. Surgical resection of the aneurysm under beating heart condition promptly eliminated atrial flutter. The patient has maintained sinus rhythm during the past 18 months of follow-up period.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-256
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 May

Keywords

  • Atrial flutter
  • Diverticulum
  • Right atrial aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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