double outlet right ventricle


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dou·ble out·let right ven·tri·cle

a heterogeneous category of congenital abnormalities as yet unclassified. Basically both great arteries arise in whole or in part from the right ventricle or an infundibular chamber. Ventricular septal defect is nearly always present.
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Double outlet right ventricle with complete AV canal is uncommon and the VSD in this instance is usually subaortic.
The surgical anatomy of common atrioventricular orifice associated with tetralogy of Fallot double outlet right ventricle and complete regular transposition.
For example, in a child with double outlet right ventricle (DORV), both great arteries leave the right heart (with an obligate VSD).
Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a group of complex congenital heart abnormalities, in which both the pulmonary artery and the aorta arise primarily from the right ventricle.
Double outlet right ventricle type, surgical procedure, and outcome
Surgical outcomes of 380 patients with double outlet right ventricle who underwent biventricular repair.
Indications included pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect (VSD) in 11 patients, Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) with absent pulmonary valve syndrome (APVS) in 2 patients, double outlet right ventricle (DORV), transposition of great arteries (TGA) and pulmonary stenosis in 1 patient each, an infected pseudo-aneurysm in 1 patient and aortic valve disease needing a Ross procedure in 1 patient.
MAPCAS= major aorto-pulmonary collateral arteries, PDA= patent ductus arteriosus, PFO= patent foramen ovale, TGA= transposition of great arteries, VSD= ventricular septal defect, DORV= Double outlet right ventricle, RV= right ventricle, PA= pulmonary artery.
PA; pulmonary atresia, VSD; ventricular septal defect, DORV; double outlet right ventricle, TGA; transposition of great arteries, APVS; absent pulmonary valve syndrome.
Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) represents a continuum of congenital heart diseases that ranges from VSD with significant override of the aorta to a common arterial trunk arising completely from the right ventricle.