cyanotic heart disease

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cyanotic heart disease

See Congenital heart disease, Ischemic heart disease.
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Our patient has a congenital cyanotic heart defect which is characterised by the rare combination of increased pulmonary blood flow to the left lung, with development of unilateral pulmonary hypertension, and decreased blood flow to the right lung, with under-perfusion of that lung.
With congenital cyanotic heart defects, blood pumped to the body contains less than normal amounts of oxygen.
The authors concluded, "These differences between devices may be clinically significant for patients with low SpO2, such as those with cyanotic heart defects or severe lung disease.