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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
E! talk show host Giuliana Rancic chooses double mastectomy for breast cancer treatment. Why this is the right choice by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Dec 2011 1:39pm E! talk show host Giuliana Rancic , recently diagnosed with breast cancer (and having failed an attempt to remove the cancer with a lumpectomy) has decided to proceed with bilateral mastectomies and reconstruction for her treatment. Her decision is similar to those made by actress Christina Applegate and comedian Wanda Sykes in recent years. ... Read on »