Lutembacher syndrome

The Lutembacher syndrome refers to the association of an atrial septal defect (ASD) with mitral stenosis 1,3. Both the defects can be either congenital or acquired.


Named after Rene Lutembacher 4.

Article Author : Dr Yuranga Weerakkody, Radiopaedia


* 1. Iga K, Tomonaga G, Hori K. Continuous murmur in Lutembacher syndrome analyzed by Doppler echocardiography. Chest. 1992;101 (2): 565-6. doi:10.1378/chest.101.2.565 - Pubmed citation
* 2. Essop MR, Essop AR, Bedhesi S et-al. Cyanosis and clubbing in a patient with iatrogenic Lutembacher syndrome. Eur. Heart J. 1995;16 (3): 421-3. Eur. Heart J. (abstract) - Pubmed citation
* 3. Horstkotte D, Niehues R, Strauer BE. Pathomorphological aspects, aetiology and natural history of acquired mitral valve stenosis. Eur. Heart J. 1991;12 Suppl B : 55-60. Eur. Heart J. (link) - Pubmed citation
* 4. R. Lutembacher. De la sténose mitrale avec communication interauriculaire. Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux, Paris, 1916, 9: 237-260.

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