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  • thrombus
  • In this case a mobile thrombus was noted on the left side of an Amplatzer atrial septal occluder after device release in a 12 year old boy with an uncomplicated atrial septal defect. (bmj.com)
  • After release of the device a pedunculated 8 mm thrombus attached to the centre of the left sided disk was seen on TOE (video 1) (to view video footage visit the Heart website- http://www.heartjnl.com/supplemental ). (bmj.com)
  • TOE performed the following day showed a very small strand of thrombus attached to the centre of the left atrial disk. (bmj.com)
  • Acar and colleagues 1 and Chessa and associates 2 successfully treated individual patients with left atrial thrombus with heparin alone. (bmj.com)
  • The most common cause of embolic stroke emanating from the heart is thrombus formation due to atrial fibrillation. (google.com)
  • The left atrial appendage of a patient with both spontaneous echo contrast and thrombus. (ahajournals.org)
  • Potential advantages to the TEE-guided approach include shortened duration of atrial fibrillation, reduced risk of hemorrhage, and decreased embolic events by avoiding cardioversion in patients with confirmed thrombus. (ahajournals.org)
  • Aortic
  • Aortic Stenosis - When there is a blocked connection between the left side of the heart and your dog's body, causes a pressure overload. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • Subaortic Stenosis (SAS) - This common cause of canine congenital heart disease refers to an obstruction in the left ventrical located under the aortic valve. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • In addition to GATA4, Nemer and her colleagues have also identified GATA5, another cardiac gene they have linked to two critical issues: blood pressure regulation and bicuspid aortic valve defect. (uottawa.ca)
  • This is another common heart defect that results in babies being born with two rather than three leaflets (branches) on the aortic valve. (uottawa.ca)
  • Two main compartments that Aortic valve look alike, the right heart and the left Mitral valve heart, form the heart. (docplayer.net)
  • When the structures of the left side of the heart (the left ventricle, the mitral valve, and the aortic valve) are underdeveloped, they're unable to pump blood adequately to the entire body. (rchsd.org)
  • The left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) malformations aortic valve stenosis (AVS), coarctation of the aorta (CoA), and hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) are significant causes of infant mortality. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Aortic valve stenosis (AVS), coarctation of the aorta (CoA), and hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) comprise the group of CVMs that collectively result in obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • fibrillation
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Oral Anticoagulation Scenario You are the nurse working in an anticoagulation clinic. (studymode.com)
  • Introduction: This case study discusses the management of a 68 year old male who presented with chest palpitations secondary to rapid atrial fibrillation. (studymode.com)
  • Atrial fibrillation is a common cardiac arrhythmia with serious complications if not treated correctly. (studymode.com)
  • The significance of atrial fibrillation including its pathophysiology and aetiology will also be discussed. (studymode.com)
  • Prior to presentation, the patient stated he was fit and well, taking only aspirin and Sotolol daily to manage his atrial fibrillation which had been diagnosed in late 2004. (studymode.com)
  • Approximately 80,000 strokes per year are attributable to atrial fibrillation. (google.com)
  • Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia of the heart that results in a rapid and chaotic heartbeat that produces lower cardiac output and irregular and turbulent blood flow in the vascular system. (google.com)
  • There are over five million people worldwide with atrial fibrillation, with about four hundred thousand new cases reported each year. (google.com)
  • Atrial fibrillation is associated with a 500 percent greater risk of stroke due to the condition. (google.com)
  • Left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombi are most closely associated with atrial fibrillation or mitral stenosis, but have been reported without an obvious underlying etiology ( Figure 3 ). (ahajournals.org)
  • Atrial fibrillation is associated with a 2-fold increase in cardiovascular mortality and a 4- to 6-fold increase in thromboembolism, presumably from LAA thrombi, which are detected in 7% to 14% of patients with the disorder. (ahajournals.org)
  • lungs
  • The result is that the heart has to pump more blood than normal from the right atrium to the lungs. (chfed.org.uk)
  • The aim of the operation is to make the circulation of blood through the heart and lungs normal. (chfed.org.uk)
  • Blood from the body is pumped through the heart back to the body & placenta without going through the lungs. (healthtap.com)
  • After birth, the heart must pump thru the lungs & do more work. (healthtap.com)
  • Pulmonic Stenosis - When there is a blocked connection between the right side of the heart and the lungs. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • Blood from the lungs, packed with oxygen is squeezed around the body by the heart muscle contracting and relaxing. (funkidslive.com)
  • If the hole is large, this may make the heart and lungs work harder and may cause fluid to build up in the lungs. (nih.gov)
  • When this hole is present, it allows extra blood flow to travel from the left atrium into the right heart and out to the lungs. (rchsd.org)
  • In this disorder, the opening between the atria persists long after it should be closed, resulting in an increase in the workload on the right side of the heart and excessive blood flow to the lungs. (realmedicinefoundation.org)
  • The right side of the heart moves blood to the lungs through vessels called pulmonary arteries. (mayoclinic.org)
  • surgery
  • With surgery, it can be repaired to prevent blood from travelling from the left to the right side of the heart or vice versa. (susquehannahealth.org)
  • Larger holes generally require a form of ASD Treatment called Hole In Heart Surgery to repair the ASD before it causes more problems for the patient in the future. (tourmyindia.com)
  • Atrial Septal Defect Repair is done through a surgery that is generally minimally invasive. (tourmyindia.com)
  • What is the chances of getting infection after a heart surgery for one who has atrial septal defect? (healthcaremagic.com)
  • This project will evaluate fluid balance and oedema formation in children with the same congenital heart disease (Atrial Septal Defect) who will either go through heart surgery with the use of Cardio Pulmonary Bypass and hypothermia or through interventional catheterization. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • For example a hole in the heart will require surgery, while an enlarged heart may be more difficult to monitor and correct and cause an abnormal heart rate that could result in death. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • This canine congenital heart disease can be repaired with surgery in the same way a human heart can be treated. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • Babies born with a critical congenital heart defect typically have low levels of oxygen soon after birth and need surgery within the first year of life. (nih.gov)
  • A heart valve repair or replacement surgery restores or replaces a defective heart valve. (docplayer.net)
  • We hypothesized that clinical factors, such as age at stroke (neonatal versus childhood), cyanotic or acyanotic heart lesion, and history of a recent cardiac surgery, may modify stroke risk, and secondarily, we aimed to evaluate these potential effect modifiers. (ahajournals.org)
  • Now some patients are getting such repairs for valves, irregular heartbeats, holes in the heart and other defects - without major surgery. (foxnews.com)
  • All infants with transposition of the great arteries need surgery to correct the defect. (mayoclinic.org)
  • sinus venosus
  • The third type of ASD is known as a sinus venosus defect, in which the hole is located near one of the two places where the vena cava (the vein that carries blood from the body to the heart) enters the right atrium. (pted.org)
  • The two kinds of sinus venosus defect are distinguished by whether the hole is near the entry point of the superior vena cava (SVC) (superior vena caval type - 3 in diagram) or of the inferior vena cava (IVC) (inferior vena caval type - 4 in diagram). (pted.org)
  • Right Ventricle
  • This blood, which appears blue, enters the right atrium of the heart and then travels across the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle. (rchsd.org)
  • fetal
  • Even severe fetal cardiac defects rarely cause fetal hydrops or heart failure . (healthtap.com)
  • The fetal heart is required to do about half the work of living outside. (healthtap.com)
  • A fetal echocardiogram is a specialized ultrasound that allows doctors to see the baby's heart in great detail and plan the best care for the baby while still in utero. (rchsd.org)
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) result from prenatal exposure to alcohol and include fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), partial fetal alcohol syndrome (PFAS), alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder, and alcohol-related birth defects. (aafp.org)
  • risk of birth defects
  • Lawsuits allege that GlaxoSmithKline knew or should have known for years that Zofran was not safe for pregnant women, and that there was a lack of evidence concerning the potential risk of birth defects or health problems. (youhavealawyer.com)
  • However, the drug maker has placed their desire for profits before consumer safety by reckless promoting and encouraging the off-label use of Zofran for morning sickness, while withholding information about the risk of birth defects. (youhavealawyer.com)
  • A different group of researchers examined the same Danish registry, but looked at 900,000 pregnancies from 2004-2011 and concluded that Zofran carried double the risk of heart defects and a 30 percent increased risk of birth defects in general . (injurylawyer-news.com)
  • murmur
  • After birth, the sound of the extra blood moving through the right side of the heart and the pulmonary artery may be heard as a heart murmur. (chfed.org.uk)
  • I m lucky that the paediatrician found her heart murmur, when I took my 2 month old daughter to see him about a different matter. (healthcaremagic.com)
  • Patients often have a heart murmur. (dog-health-guide.org)
  • An atrial septal defect is often confused with a functional murmur, but the conditions can usually be differentiated based on specific physical findings. (aafp.org)
  • However, this examination must be performed on any child who has a heart murmur or historical features that indicate the presence of heart disease or abnormal cardiac function. (aafp.org)
  • This creates a swishing sound, a heart murmur, which can be the first indication of the problem. (stjosephkc.com)
  • The doctor may hear a murmur while listening to the heart. (lahey.org)
  • Your baby's doctor may also suspect a heart defect if he or she hears a heart murmur - an abnormal whooshing sound caused by turbulent blood flow. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Shortness
  • he gets a lot of chest pains with it, most are minor he scores them 2 or 3 out of 10 but when he elevates his heart rate like running short distances e.g 20 metres they are more severe he rates them 7 or 8 out of 10 and often include shortness of breath. (medhelp.org)
  • Fisher says warning signs for an atrial septal defect include shortness of breath, heart palpitations and fluid retention. (fox11online.com)
  • Catheter
  • A device is generally inserted by a catheter put into a vein in the arm or leg and that travels to the heart. (tourmyindia.com)
  • This procedure uses a catheter (tube), which is passed through a vein into the heart. (chfed.org.uk)
  • The hole was damaging Mike's heart- so he had a catheter procedure to close it. (fox11online.com)
  • A dye is injected through the catheter to make your baby's heart structures visible on X-ray pictures. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Coarctation of th
  • Coarctation of the aorta is a narrowing of a portion of the aorta, and often seriously decreases the blood flow from the heart out to the lower portion of the body. (rchsd.org)
  • Transposition
  • After your baby is born, his or her doctor will immediately suspect a heart defect such as transposition of the great arteries if your baby has blue-tinged skin (cyanosis) or if your baby is having trouble breathing. (mayoclinic.org)
  • birth
  • Gilman Law LLP, a National Law Firm Representing the Victims of Defective Drugs, is Investigating Claims Allegedly Stemming from Birth Defects Caused by Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants (SSRIs), Including Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Zyban. (prweb.com)
  • Gilman Law LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured by defective drugs and medical devices, is investigating cases on behalf of families whose children may have suffered birth defects because of their mother's use of SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy. (prweb.com)
  • If your child was born with a birth defect that may be related to an SSRI antidepressant, Gilman Law is here to help. (prweb.com)
  • The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued several drug safety communications regarding the association between SSRIs and birth defects. (prweb.com)
  • Several studies have pointed to an association between birth defects and a mother's use of SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy. (prweb.com)
  • More information regarding the association between SSRI antidepressants and birth defects can be found at Gilmanlawllp.com. (prweb.com)
  • Was Your Child Diagnosed with a Birth Defect From Zofran? (youhavealawyer.com)
  • Despite a lack of evidence establishing Zofran was safe for pregnant women , lawsuits allege that GlaxoSmithKline actively promoted such off-label use and withheld important warnings about the potential link between Zofran and birth defects. (youhavealawyer.com)
  • Some defects require no treatment, but some require treatment soon after birth. (nih.gov)
  • The defect connects the aorta with the pulmonary artery, a connection that should have closed to form the ligamentum arteriosum (see Figure A) at birth. (nih.gov)
  • The ultimate goal is to prevent these birth defects, and I think we will likely be able to prevent some, but not all of them," Nemer says. (uottawa.ca)
  • A February 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found no clear link between Zofran and birth defects, but other studies refute these findings. (injurylawyer-news.com)
  • Critics say the sample size was small (2,000 women), the study period was short (2004-2011), and most exposure took place at 10 weeks - when the baby was at a lower risk of major birth defects. (injurylawyer-news.com)
  • This may show signs of heart problems the infant had from birth. (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a heart defect that is present at birth (congenital). (stlukes-stl.com)
  • Anti-nausea drug Zofran, used for decades for morning sickness, has been linked to birth defects. (injurylawyers.com)
  • Atrial septal defects are a group of rare heart defects that are present at birth. (realmedicinefoundation.org)
  • At a birth prevalence of 5-8/1000 live births, they account for ¼ of all birth defects. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • tricuspid valve
  • Pulmonary valve Tricuspid valve Left atrium Right atrium Left Ventricle Blood comes from the body to the heart through two big veins. (docplayer.net)
  • Damaged tricuspid valve with smaller opening Alternative Treatments Medications can be used to help strengthen the heart and delay the need for an operation. (docplayer.net)