Analysis of the P wave in congenital cardiac malformations associated with splenic anomalies

Leonard C. Blieden, James H Moller

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Abstract

The anatomic and ECG features of 23 patients with polysplenia and 17 patients with asplenia were reviewed. Patients with polysplenia tended to have a superiorly oriented P wave axis. In asplenia the P wave axis was inferiorly directed, but not in the normal location. We were unable to correlate the abnormal P wave axis with specific anatomic features of the atria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-444
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume85
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1973

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