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  • lungs
  • In a normal heart, oxygen-depleted ("blue") blood is pumped from the right side of the heart, through the pulmonary artery, to the lungs where it is oxygenated. (wikipedia.org)
  • With d-TGA, deoxygenated blood from the right heart is pumped immediately through the aorta and circulated to the body and the heart itself, bypassing the lungs altogether, while the left heart pumps oxygenated blood continuously back into the lungs through the pulmonary artery. (wikipedia.org)
  • birth defect
  • dextro-Transposition of the great arteries (d-Transposition of the great arteries, dextro-TGA, or d-TGA), sometimes also referred to as complete transposition of the great arteries, is a birth defect in the large arteries of the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aorta
  • The oxygen-rich ("red") blood then returns to the left heart, via the pulmonary veins, and is pumped through the aorta to the rest of the body, including the heart muscle itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • This is because the left-to-right and bidirectional shunting caused by the defects common to complex d-TGA allow a higher amount of oxygen-rich blood to enter the systemic circulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • congestive heart f
  • ALCAPA syndrome (anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery) is a rare disease but lethal with clinical expression from myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure to death during early infancy and unusual survival to adulthood. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • As a result of the extra workload, most babies with AVSD develop signs of congestive heart failure such as rapid breathing, feeding problems, slow weight gain, low energy, and cold, clammy sweating. (mottchildren.org)
  • Aortic
  • A 6-year old boy with Kabuki syndrome and previously diagnosed bicuspid aortic valve was referred for elective cardiology follow-up after his family relocated to a new state. (scmr.org)
  • A four-year old patient with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect (PA/VSD) after surgical repair with Contegra conduit (bovine jugular vein graft, Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN) at the age of 2 years underwent repeated CMR scan under general anesthesia for evaluation of aortic regurgitation and assessment of left ventricular volumes. (scmr.org)
  • aorta
  • These are associated with an abnormal flow of oxygenated blood from the left side of the heart back to the right side before passing through the aorta to reach the body. (doctorslounge.com)
  • Cardiology
  • The guide from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology was published in the journal Circulation and led by a group of 43 of the country's leading doctors and researchers. (healthday.com)
  • Fourteen patients with major congenital heart disease were accurately diagnosed within 24 hours of admission using the telemedicine link and were transferred to the regional paediatric cardiology unit. (bmj.com)
  • The Portuguese Journal of Cardiology, the official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology, was founded in 1982 with the aim of keeping Portuguese cardiologists informed through the publication of scientific articles on areas such as arrhythmology and electrophysiology, cardiovascular surgery, intensive care, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular imaging, hypertension, heart failure and cardiovascular prevention. (revportcardiol.org)
  • The Heart & Vascular Institute at UPMC Susquehanna, has skilled cardiology providers that treat a wide range of conditions. (susquehannahealth.org)
  • rhythm
  • This test records the electrical activity of your heart and helps identify heart rhythm problems. (mayoclinic.org)
  • However when the actions of digitalis were analysed in animal experiments its use was sensibly restricted to the treatment of disorders of heart rhythm and heart failure. (speakingofresearch.com)
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery deals with operative procedures in the newborn and unborn children and youngsters suffering from cardiac dysfunctions, structural, functional and rhythm-related issues of the heart also. (medworldindia.com)
  • hospital
  • The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center offers personalized, lifelong care for adult patients with congenital heart disease, specializing in valve problems, heart failure, multidisciplinary surgery, arrhythmia and pregnancy. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center , a joint program of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine, meets the unique needs of adults who were born with heart defects. (chop.edu)
  • A further 28 with less serious congenital heart disease continued to be managed at the district general hospital. (bmj.com)
  • This nonsurgical technique leaves no chest scar, has a shorter recovery time than heart surgery, and usually needs just an overnight stay in the hospital. (kidshealth.org)
  • Kailash Hospital & Heart Institute, based in Noida, India is a multi-speciality hospital that caters to the needs of thousands of nationals and international patients each year. (tourmyindia.com)
  • Through this project, doctors of maternity and gynecology medical facilities in An Giang province can discuss treatment solutions with their peers in Heart Center of Medicine University Hospital and Heart hospital to early detect innate heart diseases from which they will provide treatment to newborn babies soon. (talkvietnam.org)
  • She was diagnosed with several illnesses at Nghe An Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital including atrial septal defect and pulmonary valve stenosis. (talkvietnam.org)
  • First operation was performed in RML hospital, Delhi and second operation was sponsored by the Child Heart Foundation and performed at Apollo Hospital of Delhi. (childheartfoundation.com)
  • procedure
  • In this procedure, doctors insert a thin tube (catheter) into a blood vessel in the groin and guide it to the heart using imaging techniques. (mayoclinic.org)
  • There were two treatment choices - either Anna Grace would need open-heart surgery or a less invasive, catheter-based procedure. (scai.org)
  • In this procedure, a thin, flexible tube (a catheter) is inserted into a blood vessel in the leg that leads to the heart. (kidshealth.org)
  • Kaeson is doing well now after one heart procedure and one open-heart surgery, but like so many who battle CHD, his journey to this point has been marked with many ups and downs. (savetheheartbeat.org)
  • small
  • If you have a small PFO or ASD, you probably don't need to have the defect closed. (henryford.com)
  • For some patients, we use an interventional transcatheter approach to offer minimally invasive procedures that result in small incisions in the skin, rather than open heart surgery. (massgeneral.org)
  • In some kids with small-sized atrial septal defects (small holes), the hole can close up on its own. (kidshealth.org)
  • In some kids, the doctor may recommend regular follow-up visits to see if a small defect will close on its own. (kidshealth.org)
  • The superior form of caval vein defects constitute the majority and also the most well recognized type while the IVC-ASD, also known as "Right atrial type SVD", is rare with only case reports and small case series published(2). (scmr.org)
  • For those that don't close, some small atrial septal defects don't cause any problems and may not require any treatment. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Misthi born with small pump of her heart. (childheartfoundation.com)
  • baby's
  • Before birth, the heart begins as a large tube that folds and divides into sections that will eventually become the walls and chambers of the baby's heart. (kidshealth.org)
  • childhood
  • A person could be diagnosed with an ASD in infancy, childhood, during the teen years, or even as an adult. (kidshealth.org)
  • Most heart defects are spotted during early childhood, but sometimes aren't discovered until adulthood. (healthday.com)
  • The guidelines stress the importance of having a seamless transition of care from childhood to adulthood, so that children who grow up seeing pediatric cardiologists who specialize in congenital heart disease are then cared for by cardiologists specializing in adult disease. (healthday.com)
  • Many atrial septal defects close on their own during childhood. (mayoclinic.org)
  • adult
  • The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program includes full-time, board-certified cardiac imaging specialists who are specially trained to detect heart defects and whose practice focuses specifically on congenital heart disease. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Mass General Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team provides multidisciplinary care and ongoing support for individuals with congenital heart disease. (massgeneral.org)
  • It's a wholesale revision of the first-ever U.S. guidelines on adult congenital heart disease issued 10 years ago. (healthday.com)
  • We've accumulated enough data to be able to personalize care for patients in a sense to more closely categorize them and make follow-up recommendations and decisions based on a new set of categories," said Dr. Karen Stout, chair of the writing committee for the guidelines and director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at University of Washington Medical Center. (healthday.com)
  • Your Heart Warrior of the week is adult CHDer, Yvonne-Marie Valladares! (savetheheartbeat.org)
  • Babies
  • Some babies have an ASD but don't have any other heart problems. (utah.edu)
  • Babies start to develop hearts during the first eight weeks of pregnancy. (utah.edu)
  • About 1 in every 100 babies is born with some type of heart defect. (kidshealth.org)
  • But in two major epidemiological studies, researchers in Denmark and Sweden have also identified an increased risk for congenital heart defects among babies exposed to Zofran's active ingredient in utero . (theproductlawyers.com)
  • Babies are twice as likely to be born with a heart defect or cleft palate if their mother took Zofran while pregnant, according to studies conducted in the United States, Sweden and Denmark. (baumhedlundlaw.com)