Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV)

Victor O. Morell, MD, Melita Viegas, MD, Evonne Morell, DO, Mahesh Sharma, MD, Carlos E. Diaz-Castrillon, MD


Double-outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a cardiac malformation characterized by an abnormal ventricular-arterial connection in which both great arteries originate from the morphologic right ventricle. It encompasses a wide spectrum of disease with varying clinical presentations and anatomy. It is classified into four anatomic types that will be discussed in this chapter.

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Last updated: August 30, 2022