Double Orifice Fissured Subaortic Membrane in the Adult


avatar Giordano Zampi 1 , avatar marzia cottini 2 , * , avatar Amedeo Pergolini 2 , avatar Vincenzo Polizzi 2 , avatar Francesco Musumeci 2

MD, U.O.C. Cardiologia ed Emodinamica Ospedale Belcolle, Viterbo, Italy
MD, Department of Heart and Vessels, Cardiac Surgery Unit and Heart Transplantation Center, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy

how to cite: Zampi G, cottini M, Pergolini A, Polizzi V, Musumeci F. Double Orifice Fissured Subaortic Membrane in the Adult. Int J Cardiovasc Pract. 2017;2(1):e130058.


Left ventricle outflow tract obstruction is a relatively common form of congenital heart disease, occurring in 2.8 out of 10,000 live births and accounts for 3-6% of congenital heart diseases. Subvalvular aortic stenosis can be either a fixed stenosis resulting from subaortic membrane or a dynamic stenosis because of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We described an original and rare image of double orifice fissured subaortic membrane in the adult.


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