You can search published articles.

Journal Information

Online ISSN


​Cihat Şen, ​Nicola Volpe

Cecilia Villalain, Daniel Rolnik, M. Mar Gil

Managing Editors
Murat Yayla

Statistics Editor
Resul Arısoy

OP-05 Prenatal diagnosis of left ventricle aneurysm

Zafer Bütün, Gökalp Şenol

Article info

OP-05 Prenatal diagnosis of left ventricle aneurysm. Perinatal Journal 2023;31(2023):03-04 DOI: 10.59215/prn.23.031supp005

Author(s) Information

Zafer Bütün1,
Gökalp Şenol2

  1. Eskişehir City Hospital, Eskişehir, Türkiye
  2. Erol Olçak Research and Education Hospital, Çorum, Türkiye

Zafer Bütün, Eskişehir City Hospital, Eskişehir, Türkiye,

Publication History

Earlyview Date: September 22, 2023

Publication date: October 01, 2023

Conflicts of Interest

No conflicts declared.


Ventricular aneurysm of the fetal heart is a rare cardiac anomaly that occurs after a defect in the myocardium. In this case report; Prenatal diagnosis and management of ventricle aneurysm is discussed.


The patient was presented for routine screening at 22 weeks of gestation, and the prenatal history was unremarkable.


Ventricular aneurysm of the fetal heart is a rare cardiac anomaly that occurs after a defect in the myocardium.Unlike a diverticulum, it is larger and the contractility of the heart wall is impaired.It is more common in the left than in the right ventricle.


Left ventricular aneurysm is one of the rare cardiac anomalies that can be diagnosed in the prenatal period.The size of the lesion, impaired cardiac function and arrhythmia are the criteria for a poor prognosis.

Aneurysym, cardiac anomaly, fetal heart, left ventricle

  1. Williams JA, Collardey KR, Treadwell MC, Owens ST. Prenatally diagnosed right ventricular outpouchings: a case series and review of the literature. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009;30:840-845.
  2. Zeng S, Zhou Q, Zhang M, Zhou J, Peng Q. Features and outcome of fetal cardiac aneurysms and diverticula: a single center experience in China. Prenat Diagn. 2016;36:68-73. 
Figure 1