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Infectious Endocarditis Risk ID’d in Congenital Heart Disease by Susan May Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 9:43am This just proves once again Nick is weird. From: For children with congenital heart disease (CHD), the risk of infectious endocarditis is 6.1 per 1,000 children, and predictors include cyanotic CHD, endocardial cushion defects, and left-sided lesions, according to a study published in the Sept. 24 issue of Circulation. ... Read on »
Heart Anatomy and PFO by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 6:07pm source: Understanding PFO The heart is divided into four separate chambers. The upper chambers, or atria, are divided by a wall called the atrial septum. The foramen ovale is a flap or tunnel shaped hole in the atrial septum during fetal development that allows blood to travel through the heart witho ... Read on »
Why left heart border become straight in Mitral stenosis ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 26 Apr 2012 10:59am Here is an X-ray of classical rheumatic mitral stenois with a mitral orifice of  .8 square cm. Why the left heart border is straight in mitral stenosis ? It is due to 4 factors. Hypoplastic aorta LAA PA Under filled LV Note : This straightening occurs   only  in  isolated , severe forms of mitr ... Read on »
I left my heart (and two toenails) in Maui.. by ndscott Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Nov 2013 10:40pm I’m sad to be headed back to the cold weather everyone back home has been warning me of but I can’t be too sad because I just spent a pretty fantastic two weeks in Maui. We’ve been to Hawaii a couple times before but oh what a difference a couple years can make in terms of how ‘easy’ the boys are to travel with. They had their moments but on ... Read on »
Please pray for protection over my heart and left lung by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:51pm I found out this week that a small part of my heart and two places in my left lung are getting some of the radiation each time I get my treatment. The doctor showed me the graphs, charts and CT scans to explain what part of my lung and heart where getting the radiation and why it was unavoidable in order to radiate the areas where the cancer was in ... Read on »
I left my heart in Seattle by Rachel M. Posted Sun 25 Sep 2011 11:06pm Last week, I got to take my first ever business trip.  It was also my first ever trip to Seattle and I was really excited to see the city.  When I flew in on Wednesday morning, I took a taxi directly to the office.  My company’s Seattle office is awesome.  It’s a lot smaller than the San Jose office that I work in, as San Jose is the headq ... Read on »
I left my heart in San Francisco! by Bueller K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:35pm I had a great trip up North. It was beautiful and the weather was just gorgeous. My first stop was Monterey. I was fortunate to stay at a hotel that was very close to a huge Whole Foods. So I went to check it out and stocked up for the next few days on food. That’s when I fell in love and found the most wonderful museli by an Australian company ... Read on »
Choices Doctors Would Make if Their Infant had Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 06 Nov 2013 9:07pm The Bioethics Center at Children's Mercy is hosting a pediatric bioethics webinar this Friday, November 8th from 12-1 Central Standard Time.  Register for free here .   Dr. Alex Kon, Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director, PICU at the Naval Medical Center San Diego will be discussing: “Choices Doctors Would Make if Th ... Read on »
I just left my heart in a classroom up the street by Keri Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 12:00am Update: I just drove by Hadley's school on my way to Target and *may* have slowed down, okay stopped in the parking lot, to watch her play on the playground (I know, I know). She was having a blast trying to tote a giant bucket of sand around. That's my girl. The pink, blue, and green flowered backpack with "Hadley" monogrammed sweetly acro ... Read on »
I Left My Heart in San Francisco by Erin @ Until You Tri Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 6:09pm I’m back from our vacation to San Francisco and Sonoma, California. We walked all over San Fran, drank wine, ate way too much food, and had an amazing time! Okay so I didn’t leave my whole heart there, but maybe just a small piece of it…I loved that city, and the food was just unbelievable! We arrived in San Fran on Saturday, which I knew w ... Read on »