How I manage neonatal Ebstein's anomaly

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu. 2009;63-5. doi: 10.1053/j.pcsu.2009.01.023.


Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve is characterized by a wide spectrum of severity. The condition involves more than a malformation of the tricuspid valve alone; a substantial portion of the right ventricle may be involved as well. Those patients presenting with symptoms in the first month of life represent a challenging group with a high mortality and uncertainty as to the best treatment options. In this review, the practical decision making process and the outcomes for neonates at one center are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
  • Ebstein Anomaly / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / surgery*