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Single Ventricle Alphabet Soup by Sabrina V. Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 7:42am 1 Comment When we first learned Luna’s heart was composed of just one ventricle, the only information I could find on her rare anatomical condition was for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS ). Because of her unusual heart, bi-weekly echocardiograms at Children’s Boston became part of our regular pre-natal care. And each appointment, where I would s ... Read on »
Congenital Heart-Defect Risk Goes up With Severity of Maternal Obesity: Population Study by Poh Tin Tan Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 12:00am From Heartwire Steve Stiles April 12, 2010 (Bethesda, Maryland) — The risk of obese women bearing children with congenital heart defects climbs with increasing maternal body-mass index (BMI); this applies to such defects in general but also for many in particular, suggests a population-based case-control study from New York. The jump in ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: critical congenital heart disease by Posted Thu 30 May 2013 4:32pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2013 What is critical congenital heart disease? Critical congenital heart diseas ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Double Inlet Right Ventricle by Sabrina V. Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 5:26am Illustration of a normally-formed human heart. Drawing of Luna's heart (the two tunnel-looking things at the top that are hard to read say LPA (Left Pulmonary Artery) and RPA (Right Pulmonary Artery)-they are the arteries that feed blood to the lungs and then to the rest of the body. Yesterday on twitter some fellow CHD parent ... Read on »
Does the right ventricle really dilate in ventricular septal defect ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 10:15am The following  questions  are asked frequently  in clinical cardiology classes on congenital heart disease. What are the chambers that dilate in ASD ? Right atrium and  right ventricle . What are the chambers that dilate in VSD ? LA, LV , ± RV, * Image courtesy Wikipedia While there is no controversy about ASD, ... Read on »
Rare encounters in echo lab : Abnormal right atrium and right ventricle by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 2:56am A female child aged 14 was referred for progressive breathlessness  and  abdominal distension Abnormally dilated right atrium with significant pericardial effusion Can you guess the diagnosis ? Apart form RA ,RV dilatation , the RV apex is seen filled with coarse treabeculations.This is believed to be ... Read on »
Right ventricle structure and function: A review by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:08pm A one stop  solution  for every  thing you need about  right ventricle ! Read on »
What is the function of moderator band of right ventricle ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 1:33pm Moderator band is a ubiquitous structure  found inside right ventricular   cavity , often overl0oked by cardiologists. God has created no structure  without any purpose ! Moderator band too has important role to play  both in physiology and pathology . Image credit and courtesey : Whoever has created The table attempt ... Read on »
Inter ventricular septum belongs to right or left ventricle ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 31 Jul 2013 12:00am Anatomically ventricles are separated by a single muscular wall namely inter ventricular septum.But physiologically it has to contribute to both ventricular function. How does IVS  is able to achieve this ? For the naked eye both ventricles appear to contract almost simultaneously , but there is an intrinsic delay , first ... Read on »