Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 02;11(2):e006917
From the Labatt Family Heart Centre (D.Y., H.N., L.G.-W., M.S., E.J., S.-J.Y.) and Department of Diagnostic Imaging (C.Z.L., L.G.-W., M.S., S.-J.Y.), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; and Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Canada (L.G.-W., M.S., E.J., S.-J.Y.).
Background: It is advocated that heterotaxy should be segregated into right or left isomerism according to atrial appendage morphology. However, atrial situs determination is often based on the pattern of associated findings rather than on atrial morphology itself, which can be difficult to define. The objective was to assess how often concordant patterns of isomerism classified by atrial appendage morphology, bronchopulmonary pattern, and splenic status are breached using cardiac magnetic resonance or computed tomography. Read More