Transthoracic Echocardiography Demonstrating Univentricular Heart


Video Supplement to “Uncorrected Univentricular Heart in an Adult,” by Suraci, et al.

An 18-year-old male patient with an unknown past medical history presented to the emergency room with complaints of palpitations and paroxysmal episodes of shortness of breath over a 7-year period. He had been told in the past that he had a heart defect, but was never treated surgically or medically. The following transthoracic echocardiogram displays a univentricle with an ejection fraction of approximately 45%.

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