Double-outlet right ventricle with intact ventricular septum in a foetus with trisomy-18

Cardiol Young. 1999 Jul;9(4):419-22. doi: 10.1017/s1047951100005230.


A rare case of double-outlet right ventricle with intact ventricular septum diagnosed by foetal echocardiography at 21 weeks of gestation is described. Amniocentesis revealed trisomy-18. The cardiac diagnosis was confirmed at autopsy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 18*
  • Echocardiography
  • Female
  • Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Ventricles / abnormalities*
  • Heart Ventricles / diagnostic imaging
  • Heart Ventricles / pathology
  • Humans
  • Trisomy*
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal*