Diagnosis of ostium primum defect at multidetector CT in an adult

Prabhakar Rajiah, Rahul Renapurkar, Jeffrey Kanne

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Ostium primum, a type of atrial septal defect, occurs at the base of the interatrial septum and is the result of failure of fusion of the septum primum with the endocardial cushions. We describe a case of unrepaired ostium primum atrial septal defect in an adult that was diagnosed with multidetector computed tomography scan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-236
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of thoracic imaging
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009


  • Atrial septal defect
  • Multidetector CT
  • VSD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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