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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 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...

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 - 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 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 valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350654

Aug 24th, 2021 - Overview Pulmonary valve disease is a condition in which the lung (pulmonary) valve — located between your heart's lower right chamber (right ventricle) and the artery that delivers blood to the lungs (pulmonary artery) — doesn't work properly. The condition can interrupt blood flow from your heart to your lungs. The pulmonary valve normally acts like a one-way door from your heart's right vent...

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21674-congenital-heart-disease

Aug 13th, 2021 - Overview What is congenital heart disease? Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a defect or problem with the heart’s structure that’s present at birth, such as: A hole in the heart wall. Issues with the blood vessels (too many or too few, blood flowing too slowly, to the wrong place or in the wrong direction). Problems with the heart valves. Some cases of CHD are simple and may not cause any sympt...

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

Jun 25th, 2021 - 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...

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

Jun 25th, 2021 - 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...

Duodenal Atresia: What It Is, Surgery,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21566-duodenal-atresia

May 17th, 2021 - Overview What is duodenal atresia? Duodenal atresia is a condition that some babies are born with (congenital disorder). Babies with duodenal atresia have a closure in the first part of their small intestines (duodenum). The closure causes a mechanical blockage that prevents the passage of milk and digestive fluids. What is the duodenum? The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. Af...

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

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Overview Tricuspid atresia Open pop-up dialog box Close Tricuspid atresia Tricuspid atresia In tricuspid atresia, blood can't flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle because the valve between them is missing. This condition often includes a smaller than normal right ventricle, as well as an atrial septal defect and, in some cases, a ventricular septal defect. Tricuspid atresia is a he...

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

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Diagnosis Before birth Because of advances in ultrasound technology, doctors can usually identify tricuspid atresia on a routine ultrasound exam during gestation. After birth Your baby's doctor might suspect a heart defect, such as tricuspid atresia, if your newborn has blue-tinged skin or is having trouble breathing. Another indication is hearing an abnormal whooshing sound caused by blood not...

Birth Defects: Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12230-birth-defects

Feb 4th, 2021 - Overview Anti-Fungal Medication and Birth Defects. What are birth defects? A birth defect is something abnormal about your newborn baby’s body. Every four and a half minutes, a baby in the United States is born with a birth defect. A defect, which can affect almost any part of your baby’s body, can be: Visibly obvious, like a missing arm or a birthmark. Internal (inside the body), like a kidney...


https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21178-esophageal-atresia

Jan 31st, 2020 - Overview What is esophageal atresia? The esophagus is a tube that carries food and liquids from your mouth to your stomach. Esophageal atresia is a digestive system disorder where a baby’s esophagus develops abnormally before birth. In babies with esophageal atresia, the esophagus doesn’t connect correctly to the stomach. This malformation can cause choking and breathing problems. It prevents a...

Short Bowel Syn
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14725-short-bowel-syndrome-in-children

Nov 5th, 2019 - Overview What is short bowel syndrome? Short bowel syndrome (SBS) or short gut syndrome, is a condition in which the body can’t absorb enough fluids and nutrients because part of the small intestine is missing or isn’t working properly. Short bowel syndrome can be congenital (present from birth), or conditions may develop in which a large section of the small intestine has to be removed by surg...


https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14789-tricuspid-atresia

Sep 27th, 2019 - Overview What is tricuspid atresia? Tricuspid atresia is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs when the tricuspid valve of the heart is not properly formed. The tricuspid valve lies between two of the chambers of the heart (the right atrium and right ventricle). In tricuspid atresia, there is solid tissue instead of the tricuspid valve. This sheet of tissue blocks blood flow ...


https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14779-pulmonary-atresia

Sep 27th, 2019 - Overview What is pulmonary atresia? Pulmonary atresia is a congenital heart defect (the baby is born with it) in which the pulmonary valve does not develop normally or remains blocked after birth. ("Atresia" means absent and pulmonary refers to the lungs.) Pulmonary atresia occurs in about 1 out of 10,000 live births. Pulmonary atresia occurs during the first eight weeks that the fetus is devel...

Biliary Atresia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21076-biliary-atresia

Mar 6th, 2019 - Overview What is biliary atresia? Biliary atresia is a condition in newborn babies in which bile is blocked from moving from the liver to the small intestine. Bile is a substance that is made and released by the liver. From the liver, it moves through a network of tube-like structures called bile ducts to the small intestine, where it helps the body break down and absorb food. In children who h...

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

Feb 21st, 2019 - Overview What is pulmonary artery stenosis? Pulmonary artery stenosis is a narrowing (stenosis) that occurs in the pulmonary artery, a large artery that sends oxygen-poor blood into the lungs to be enriched with oxygen. The narrowing may occur in the main pulmonary artery and/or in the left or right pulmonary artery branches. This narrowing makes it difficult for blood to reach the lungs to pic...