Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2020 Dec 10;2(6):e200414. Epub 2020 Dec 10.
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77030 (M.D.P.); Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics (S.B., A.L.D., J.C.L.), Section of Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology (S.B., A.L.D., A.J., J.C.L., M.G.M.), and Division of Cardiothoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology (M.G.M., P.P.A.), Michigan Congenital Heart Center, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Biatrial drainage of the right superior vena cava (SVC) is a rare form of interatrial shunting that can have substantial clinical consequences. Cross-sectional imaging techniques (CT and MRI) are well suited for evaluation and surgical planning. This review article focuses on the embryologic development, hemodynamics, and imaging features to enable a timely diagnosis. Read More