deoxygenated blood

deoxygenated blood

Cardiology Blood with a low O2 saturation relative to blood leaving the lungs
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A congenital heart defect, often called the 'blue baby syndrome' as it causes the skin to turn bluish in color due to deoxygenated blood in the baby's system.
A congenital heart defect, it is often called the 'blue baby syndrome' because it causes the skin to turn bluish in color as a result of deoxygenated blood in the baby's system.
A congenital heart defect, it is often called the 'blue baby syndrome' because it causes the skin to turn bluish in colour as a result of deoxygenated blood in the baby's system.
The veins look blue because they contain deoxygenated blood on its way back to the lungs to be reoxygenated.
In addition, Mohammad's heart had a pulmonary stenosis where the exit point from his right ventricle was narrowed, hampering the circulation of deoxygenated blood.
In contrast, deoxygenated blood is purple-blue because of its high carbamino-Hb content (C[O.
The capillaries and venules then dilate, resulting in cyanosis, or a blue color, which is due to the presence of deoxygenated blood.
Because of increased circulation in the main and peripheral areas, deoxygenated blood is removed, and oxygen and nutrient rich blood are delivered to the extremities allowing the natural healing process to begin.
If the pre-ductal is higher, it may mean deoxygenated blood is entering the aorta through a patent (open) ductus, ie not following the normal pathway via the lungs.
This relies on wires that feed into the right chambers of the heart, which perform the vital function of pumping deoxygenated blood into the lungs.