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Right superior vena cava draining into the left atrium in a patient with sinus venosus defect
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  • Meletios Kanakis,
  • Thomas Martens,
  • Cleo Laskari,
  • Theofili Kousi ,
  • Afroditi Karafotia,
  • Dimitrios Bobos,
  • Nicholas Giannopoulos
Meletios Kanakis
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center
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Thomas Martens
University Hospital Ghent Heart Center
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Cleo Laskari
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
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Theofili Kousi
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre
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Afroditi Karafotia
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre
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Dimitrios Bobos
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre
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Nicholas Giannopoulos
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre
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Peer review status:IN REVISION

30 Jul 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
31 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
31 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
31 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
31 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
31 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor

Abstract

Right superior vena cava draining in the left atrium is a rare anomaly, commonly associated with other cardiac defects. Herein we present the case of a 9 year old patient, asymptomatic but with right heart dilation with sinus venous defect, bilateral superior vena cavas with the right draining into the left atrium.