crisscross heart

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criss·cross heart

an anomaly in which the ventricular relationships are not as expected for the given atrioventricular connection.
A rare cardiac malformation in which each ventricle has a position contralateral to its corresponding atrium, and is characterised by a horizontal interventricular septum, with complex cardiac plumbing; 1/3 have AV discordance

Treatment Palliative surgery
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connection not included above (i.e., crisscross heart, isomerism, heterotaxy syndromes, ventricular inversion),