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ostium

[′äs·tē·əm]
(biology)
A mouth, entrance, or aperture.
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The aortic valve was thickened and there was a large congenital atrial septal defect of the ostium secundum variety measuring 25 mm.
Echocardiography (figure 2) showed a 3 mm ostium secundum atrial septal defect and a fenestrated atrial septal aneurysm with its excursion towards the left atrium (12 mm) with a right to left shunt.
Percutaneous device closure is an effective, safe, and commonly employed alternative to surgical closure in patients with ostium secundum ASDs.
Los defectos del tabique interauricular constituyen 10% de todos los defectos congenitos cardiacos, de los cuales 80% son tipo ostium secundum.
Se realizo un ecocardiograma que evidencio la persistencia de comunicacion interventricular muscular apical de 10 mm de diametro, con cortocircuito de izquierda a derecha, comunicacion interauricular tipo ostium secundum, sin repercusion hemodinamica e hipertension pulmonar grave; pero con buena funcion biventricular y cierre del conducto.
En este caso, el paciente presentaba una comunicacion interauricular (CIA) tipo ostium secundum.
During prenatal life, blood flow between the atria occurs obliquely through the foramen ovale in the septum secundum and the ostium secundum in the septum primum.
Gore & Associates (Gore) today reported the first patient enrolled in the GORE[R] Septal Occluder Clinical Study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the new GORE Septal Occluder in the treatment of percutaneous, trancatheter closure of ostium secundum atrial septal defect (ASD).