Rohit Tandon, Shibba Takkar, Shailender Kumbhkarni, Naveen Kumar, Naved Aslam, Bishav Mohan, GS Wander
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Unit Hero DMC Heart Institute, Tagore Nagar, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, India
Double orifice mitral valve (DOMV) is an uncommon anomaly of surgical importance characterized by a mitral valve with a single fibrous annulus with two orifices opening into the left ventricle (LV). Subvalvular structures, especially the tensor apparatus, invariably show various degrees of abnormality. Associated congenital heart defects are common, though DOMV can occur as an isolated anomaly. Two-dimensional echocardiography is useful for diagnosis but combining it with real-time three-dimensional echocardiography helps in a more detailed evaluation of mitral valve and subvalvular structures as is shown in this case description.
Department of Cardiology, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Unit Hero DMC Heart Institute, Tagore Nagar, Civil Lines, Ludhiana - 141 001
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