Embryology and developmental defects of the interatrial septum

Carlos A. Rojas, Ahmed El-Sherief, Hector M. Medina, Jonathan H. Chung, Garry Choy, Brian B. Ghoshhajra, Suhny Abbara

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OBJECTIVE. The various types of atrial septal defects (ASDs) can be differentiated on the basis of their imaging appearance on MDCT. CONCLUSION. It is fundamental for the cardiac imager to understand the embryologic development of the interatrial septum and the morphogenic differences of ASDs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1100-1104
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2010


  • Atrial septal defects
  • CT angiography
  • Cardiac CT
  • Interatrial septum
  • MRI
  • Patent foramen ovale
  • Patent fossa ovale

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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