ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Double-Chambered Right Ventricle: A Case Report
İbrahim Özsöyler, Şahin Bozok, Levent Yılık, Mert Kestelli, Gökhan İlhan, Ali Gürbüz
İzmir Atatürk Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, İzmir
Double-chambered right ventricle is a rare cardiac anomaly in adulthood. A 43-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital for complaints of dyspnea and chest pain. She was diagnosed as having a double-chambered right ventricle and atrial septal defect. Proximal right ventricular chamber pressure was 100 mmHg, while pressures in the pulmonary artery and the distal right ventricular chamber were 22 mmHg. A right atriotomy and longitudinal right ventricular outflow tract incision were performed and her patent foramen ovale was closed. The muscular formation dividing the right ventricle into two compartments was successfully removed. No gradient remained after surgery.
Keywords : Heart defects, congenital/surgery; heart septal defects, atrial; heart ventricles/abnormalities/surgery
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