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Double outlet right ventricle
Double outlet right ventricle is a form of congenital heart disease where both of the great arteries connect to the right ventricle. In some cases it is found that this occurs on the left side of the heart rather than the right side.
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Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Incomplete transposition of the great vessels in which both the AORTA and the PULMONARY ARTERY arise from the RIGHT VENTRICLE. The only outlet of the LEFT VENTRICLE is a large ventricular septal defect (VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS or VSD). The various subtypes are classified by the location of the septal defect, such as subaortic, subpulmonary, or noncommitted.
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