Korean Circ J.  1995 Oct;25(5):1036-1044. 10.4070/kcj.1995.25.5.1036.

An Adult Case of Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries Associated with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure


Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries is a rate congenital heart disease. In this discase, there is discordance between both the atria and ventricles and the ventricles and great vessels. The anatomic left ventricle lies on the rightside and is connected to the pulmonic trunk, whereas the anatomic right ventricles lies on the left side and functions as the systemic ventricle. Most patients have associated another cardiac anomalies and conduction disturbance.Less commonly, ventricular extrasystoles, paroxismal supraventricular tachycardia, WPW preexitaion and atrial fibrillation may be obserced. We report an adult case of congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries associated with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and heart failure.


Congenitally corrected TGA; Atrial fibrillation
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