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  • coronary
  • Q: How the Coronary Arteries supply blood to the heart? (columbiasurgery.org)
  • Your heart requires its own system of blood and oxygen, which is supplied through a network of vessels known as the Coronary Arteries. (columbiasurgery.org)
  • The Right Coronary Artery supplies blood to the right side of the heart and to a portion of the back side. (columbiasurgery.org)
  • Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. (healthtap.com)
  • The other types of ASD include ostium primum defect, sinus venosus defect, and unroofed coronary sinus. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Is coronary heart disease inherited? (healthtap.com)
  • CHF has multiple other causes including acquired injuries to the heart (like in coronary disease) wherein genetics play a role as one of the risks. (healthtap.com)
  • Coronary sinus ASD occurs when there is a defect in the wall between the coronary sinus and the left atrium. (chkd.org)
  • Echocardiography can rapidly and accurately demonstrate the abnormal connections of the great arteries as well as other important features of the cardiac anatomy such as the presence and size of an atrial or ventricular septal defect and the branching patterns of the coronary arteries. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • If questions about the anatomy, such as the coronary artery pattern remain, cardiac catheterization or cardiac MRI may be performed to clarify some of the details of the defect. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • According to the American Heart Association, 489,340 deaths in the United States in 1990 were caused by coronary heart disease. (courant.com)
  • Pashkow says that as the U.S. population ages, physicians are seeing more women with coronary heart disease and are much more likely to take seriously a woman's complaint of chest pains and to conduct tests. (courant.com)
  • size of the defect
  • The decision to close the ASD may also depend on the size of the defect. (chkd.org)
  • There are several factors that would determine the prognosis following surgery including the size of the defect, the amount of extra blood flowing through the opening, and how long the child has gone without surgery. (adoptspecialneeds.org)
  • cardiac
  • Failure of this "hyperoxia test" is often the first clue that a baby has a cardiac defect such as transposition. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Pashkow, director of cardiac rehabilitation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where Libov had her surgery, agrees that until recently women have been overlooked in heart-disease literature. (courant.com)
  • Holes in the heart or cardiac shunts. (bhealthblog.com)
  • babies
  • Down syndrome, a chromosome disorder that occurs in approximately one of every 800 births, occurs when babies are born with an additional chromosome. (wisegeek.com)
  • Even though 8 out of every 1000 babies born will have have some form of heart defect, when there is a first line family member affected the number goes up to about 16-30/1000 (for some particular defects this number will be higher) so this would suggest a genetic component. (healthtap.com)
  • In fact, most babies with congenital heart disease are expected to reach adulthood. (healthtap.com)
  • About eight out of every thousand babies are born with a disorder of the heart. (healthsurvey.org)
  • diagnosis
  • The evaluation of a child with a possible VSD is designed to confirm the diagnosis but also to check for other anatomical defects in the heart and to estimate the size of the shunt of blood from the left to right ventricle. (medicinenet.com)