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Tricuspid atresia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tricuspid-atresia/symptoms-causes/syc-20368392

Sep 29th, 2022 - Overview Tricuspid atresia Open pop-up dialog box Close Tricuspid atresia Tricuspid atresia In tricuspid atresia, the tricuspid valve is missing. Blood can't flow from the right upper heart chamber (right atrium) to the right lower heart chamber (right ventricle). This condition often includes an underdeveloped right ventricle as well as hole in the heart between the upper chambers (atrial sept...

Tricuspid atresia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tricuspid-atresia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20368416

Sep 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tricuspid atresia may be diagnosed during a routine pregnancy ultrasound before a baby is born. It's important to get proper prenatal care during pregnancy. After birth, a health care provider immediately examines the baby and listens to the baby's heart and lungs. The care provider might suspect a heart problem such as tricuspid atresia if a baby has blue or gray skin, trouble breath...

Tricuspid valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tricuspid-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350609

Sep 1st, 2022 - Overview Chambers and valves of the heart Open pop-up dialog box Close Chambers and valves of the heart Chambers and valves of the heart A typical heart has two upper and two lower chambers. The upper chambers, the right and left atria, receive incoming blood. The lower chambers, the more muscular right and left ventricles, pump blood out of the heart. The heart valves, which keep blood flowing...

Tricuspid valve disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tricuspid-valve-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350612

Sep 1st, 2022 - Tricuspid valve disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists) and heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) evaluate and treat people with tricuspid valve disease and other types of heart valve disease. Doctors trained in treating children with heart disease (pediatric cardiologists) treat c...

VATER Syndrome: Symptoms,
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Aug 30th, 2022 - Overview What is VATER syndrome? VATER syndrome (VACTERL association) is a group of growth abnormalities (birth defects) that happen in the early stages of embryo development during pregnancy. The term VATER is an acronym that identifies parts of the body that didn’t form properly during fetal development. Each case of VATER syndrome is unique. A diagnosis occurs if your child has at least thre...

Tricuspid Valve Disease: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17578-tricuspid-valve-disease

Jul 27th, 2022 - Overview What is tricuspid valve disease? Tricuspid valve disease is a condition that occurs when the valve between the two right heart chambers doesn’t function properly. The tricuspid valve is one of four heart valves that help blood flow in the right direction. The tricuspid valve is between the right upper heart chamber (atrium) and the right lower heart chamber (ventricle). Blood flows fro...

Vitamin Deficiency Anemia:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17732-vitamin-deficiency-anemia

Jul 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is vitamin deficiency anemia? Vitamin deficiency anemia is a condition in which your body doesn’t produce enough healthy red blood cells. It happens primarily when you have low levels of vitamin B12 or B9 (folate or folic acid). Instead of producing healthy red blood cells, your body may produce irregularly large red blood cells. These cells can’t carry oxygen throughout your body...

Tricuspid Atresia: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14789-tricuspid-atresia

Jun 28th, 2022 - Overview What is tricuspid atresia? Tricuspid atresia is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs when the tricuspid valve of the heart doesn’t form. The tricuspid valve is normally between two chambers on the right side of your heart, the right atrium (upper chamber) and right ventricle (lower chamber). In tricuspid atresia, you have solid tissue instead of the tricuspid valve....

Tracheoesophageal Fistula: Types, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23395-tracheoesophageal-fistula

Jun 28th, 2022 - Overview What is tracheoesophageal fistula? Typically, your esophagus (the hollow tube that connects your throat to your stomach) and trachea (windpipe) are separate. People with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) have an abnormal connection between these two structures. This results in aspiration (inhalation) of food and liquids into your lungs. Tracheoesophageal fistula commonly occurs with esop...

Pulmonary Atresia: Symptoms, Ca
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14779-pulmonary-atresia

Jun 6th, 2022 - Overview What is pulmonary atresia? Pulmonary atresia is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect in which your pulmonary valve doesn’t develop normally or stays blocked after birth. Without a working pulmonary valve, blood can’t flow through your pulmonary artery to reach your lungs, where it gets oxygen. Instead, oxygen-poor blood goes throughout your body. The pulmonary valve, one of fou...

Pulmonary Artery Stenosis: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17399-pulmonary-artery-stenosis

Jun 6th, 2022 - Overview What is pulmonary artery stenosis? Pulmonary artery stenosis is narrowing in the pulmonary artery, a large blood vessel that connects the right ventricle to the lungs. In the lungs, blood picks up oxygen to carry to the body. Narrowing in the pulmonary artery makes it hard for blood to reach your child’s lungs. Without enough oxygen, your child’s heart and body can’t function as they s...

Heart Shunt: T
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23057-cardiac-shunt

May 16th, 2022 - Overview What is a cardiac shunt? A cardiac shunt is an irregular pattern of blood flow in your heart. You may have a cardiac shunt along with typical blood flow patterns. Or you may have a cardiac shunt in place of a typical blood flow pattern. A shunt is a passage by which blood moves from one area (blood vessel or heart chamber) to another in a pattern that isn't normal. A cardiac shunt is a...

Dextrocardia: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23125-dextrocardia

May 10th, 2022 - Overview What is dextrocardia? Dextrocardia is a condition in which your heart is located in the right side of your chest and points to the right. Normally, your heart is in the left side of your chest and points to the left. Dextrocardia is congenital, meaning it’s a condition you or your child have at birth. Some people with dextrocardia have no problems or complications. They learn by accide...

Congenital heart disease in adults - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adult-congenital-heart-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355456

Apr 21st, 2022 - Overview Congenital heart disease is one or more problems with the heart's structure that exist since birth. Congenital means that you're born with the condition. Congenital heart disease in adults and children can change the way blood flows through the heart. There are many different types of congenital heart defects. This article focuses on congenital heart disease in adults. Some types of co...

Pulmonary atresia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia/symptoms-causes/syc-20350727

Mar 12th, 2022 - Overview Pulmonary atresia Open pop-up dialog box Close Pulmonary atresia Pulmonary atresia In pulmonary atresia, the valve that lets blood flow from the heart to the lungs isn't formed properly. Instead, some blood may enter the lungs through a temporary connection (ductus arteriosus) between a baby's aorta and the pulmonary artery. Some babies born with pulmonary atresia may have a small righ...

Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia-ventricular-septum-defect/cdc-20396707

Mar 12th, 2022 - Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect Pulmonary atresia (uh-TREE-zhuh) with ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a heart problem present at birth (congenital heart defect). In this pulmonary atresia, the valve between the heart and lungs (pulmonary valve) is not fully developed. Blood can't flow from the right lower heart chamber (right ventricle) to the lungs. In pulmonary atresia wit...

Pulmonary atresia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350733

Mar 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests to diagnose pulmonary atresia may include: Chest X-ray. A chest X-ray shows the size and shape of the heart and lungs. This can help the baby's health care provider see the extent of your baby's pulmonary atresia. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test measures the electrical activity of the heart. Sticky patches (electrodes) are placed on the chest and som...

Pulmonary atresia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350737

Mar 12th, 2022 - Pulmonary atresia care at Mayo Clinic Doctors with training in treating children and adults who have heart disease (pediatric cardiologists and adult congenital heart disease specialists), surgeons and other specialists work together in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to care for children who have pulmonary atresia. Cardiologists with expertise in ec...

Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia-intact-ventricular-septum/cdc-20396714

Mar 12th, 2022 - Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum Pulmonary atresia (uh-TREE-zhuh) is a rare heart problem present at birth (congenital heart defect). In pulmonary atresia, the valve between the heart and lungs (pulmonary valve) isn't fully developed. Blood can't flow from the right lower heart chamber (right ventricle) to the lungs. Some blood may move through a natural opening between the arte...

Choanal Atresia: What it Is, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21865-choanal-atresia

Sep 30th, 2021 - Overview Babies with choanal atresia have excess tissue in the nasal airway. What is choanal atresia? Choanal atresia is a condition in which nasal tissue blocks the nasal airway. Choanal atresia can affect one or both sides of your nose, and the blockage may be made completely of bone or a combination of bone and soft tissue. Who does choanal atresia affect? The condition is congenital, meanin...