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Prenatal imaging and postnatal imaging of a right ventricular diverticulum
  1. Michael Hauser1,
  2. Christian Meierhofer1,
  3. Thomas Schramm2
  1. 1Department of Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
  2. 2Pränatal-Medizin München, Munich, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michael Hauser, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Center, Franz-Schrank Strasse 2, Munich 80638, Germany; hauser_kinderkardiologe{at}yahoo.de

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Congenital cardiac diverticula are transmural localised protrusions within the free wall of the ventricles; diverticula of the right ventricle were rare with an incidence of 0.6%.1 Differential diagnosis consisted of an epicardial cyst or ventricular aneurysm. Diverticula have normal or near-normal contractile pattern compared with aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms that were akinetic …

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