cyanotic


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cy·a·not·ic

(sī'ă-not'ik), Avoid substituting the substandard cyanosed for this word.
Relating to or marked by cyanosis.

cyanotic

See cyanosed.

cy·a·not·ic

(sī'ă-not'ik)
Relating to or marked by cyanosis.
Synonym(s): cyanosed.

Cyanotic

Marked by bluish discoloration of the skin due to a lack of oxygen in the blood. It is one of the types of congenital heart disease.
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To determine the accuracy of the Masimo Blue sensor with this difficult patient population, researchers analyzed 45 arterial blood gas samples received from six cyanotic infants undergoing pulmonary artery banding procedures and compared pulse oximetry data with arterial blood samples analyzed by CO-Oximetry.
The diagnosis of methemoglobinemia should be suspected in patients who appear cyanotic and have a low [SpO.
Gina Whitney MD, one of the researchers, commented on the study presented at ASA, "Our research found that the Masimo SET Radical and the Blue Sensor provided a substantial improvement in accurately monitoring children with cyanotic congenital heart disease.
Peter Cox, MD, Clinical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada stated, "We have tested this new Blue sensor for over 12 months on many cyanotic babies with oxygen saturations in the 60% to 80% range.
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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.
With the exception of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome, severe surgical noncorrected cyanotic disease, severe pulmonary artery hypertension, pulmonary vascular obstructive disease and Marfan syndrome with aortopathy, maternal death during pregnancy in women with heart disease is rare.
According to a physician who was also at the pool, the girl was already cyanotic when she was brought up.
Noncompacted ventricular myocardium may be associated with other congenital anomalies, such as obstruction of the right or left ventricular outflow tracts, complex cyanotic congenital heart disease, and coronary artery anomalies (6,7).
According to the American Heart Association, it is a cyanotic congenital heart defect, meaning blood pumped to the body contains less-than-normal amounts of oxygen.