hypoplastic left-heart syndrome

hy·po·plas·tic left-heart syn·drome

(hīpō-plastik left-hahrt sindrōm)
One of the most complex heart defects seen in newborns; the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped.
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JESSICA'S condition, hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meant she had half a working organ because it had not developed in the womb.
Jessica was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meaning the left side of her heart was severely underdeveloped and did not work.
Jessica was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meaning she essentially had half a heart as the left side of her heart was severely underdeveloped and did not work.
CHD ranges widely in severity, from tiny holes between heart chambers that close naturally, to life-threatening abnormal structures such as hypoplastic left-heart syndrome that require a series of complicated surgeries.
Primary school teacher Claire Evans feared the worst after medics said her baby boy Danny had the rare congenital defect hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.
Michelle was born with congenital heart defects and, aged just five months, doctors discovered she had several holes in her heart - common with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.
In those cases, the ventricle does not grow, and the child is born with a condition called hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.
20, the boy's parents were told their son was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, a fatal underdevelopment of the left side of the heart.
It was set up in 1994 as Left Heart Matters to support children suffering from hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.
The baby, known as Baby Fae, was born prematurely and suffering from a fatal malformation known as the hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.
25 with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, a birth defect that leaves the heart's left side - its powerhouse - underdeveloped.
The Journal told on Thursday how Kirsty, 23, from Consett faced an agonising wait when her 20-week scan showed her second child had hypoplastic left-heart syndrome.