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Part of the interatrial wall

Can remain patent and allow shunting between the right and left atria; in cases of an open communication between the left and right side, the foramen ovale valve typically closes and prevents shunting; a paradoxical right to left shunt can occur in these cases if right atrial pressures are elevated




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