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congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)

left

left-hand side. See specific sites, e.g. left atrium, displacement of abomasum, ventricle.

left colon displacement
causes colic in horses; caused by entrapment of the left colon behind the nephrosplenic ligament; requires surgical intervention; manifested clinically by absence of the pelvic flexure of the colon from the left ventral abdomen.
left shift
see shift to the left.
left-sided recurrent laryngeal neuropathy
see laryngeal hemiplegia.

Patient discussion about left

Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

Q. is taking glucosomine and msm good enough for me?i have problems with my left knee. i was wondering if i absolutely need to add in chrondoitin to the mix.will this add more joint support benefit for my problamatic left knee...?so far,the glucosomine and msm seem to be working pretty good but maybe things could be even better by adding in chrondoitin perhaps...?

A. I have hypoglycemia, shellfish and sulfa drug allergy and cataracts, and developed symptoms like diabetic neuropathy after taking this for over 60 days. Since learned that glucosamine is sugar and sulpha based, and chondroitan is made from shellfish, so I should not have used.

Q. My grandmother has arthritis in her left knee. Is it likely that she will develop in the future arthritis in other parts of the body as well?

A. Unfortunately ostheoarthritis is a disease that can effect almost every joint and therefore arthritis like she has in her knee can develope in other places such as the ankles, hips and hand joints.

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The junction of Al Safouh Street with Al Gharbi Street will see the leftward turn blocked for vehicles outbound from Al Safouh Street North heading towards Al Ghabri Street East, and the U-turn blocked for vehicles outbound from Al Safouh Street North.
And the fifth is the junction of the Marina Street with Al Sufouh Street where the leftward turn will be blocked from the Marina Street to Al Sufouh Street South.
With media attention to a recent leftward turn in Israeli elections and continuing international pressure on Israel to come to terms with a Palestinian State, a casual observer would think that peace depends only Israel.
The meeting's participants were emphatic in condemning the starring role of right-wing news media in the subversion against progressive governments and against the region's leftward trend (If you think Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck are bad, you should see what's on Latin America's right-wing television.
If anything, the parliamentary election confirmed France's leftward swing, with the Ipsos polling agency suggesting the Greens had claimed 16 seats and the communist-allied Left Front a further 10.
Gwion Owain, chair of Plaid's Dyffryn Nantlle branch, writing on the WalesHome website, warned of the risks of a 'further leftward move' after the election to try to win over Labour voters.
His symptoms were provoked only by leftward rotation of the head.
Yet, for all the tough talk, no national politician slowed the culture's leftward drift or reined in the size and power of the government.
Unlike with Grenada in the 1980s, the leftward tilt of these islands has received very little attention in North America.
It seems to me when you drift over into the politics of medicine there is a decidedly leftward slant to the news, as is the case in "Medicare Expected to Save $8 Billion by End of 2011" (Sept.
AS THE SAME COUNTRY THAT lurched sharply leftward in 2006 and especially 2008 now seems prepared to lurch sharply rightward in November, Republican after Republican is promising to repeal the health care reform that was laboriously crafted and barely enacted earlier this year.
Second, in response to increasingly nationalized and radicalized forms of liberalism, conservatism has tended over time to occupy the space abandoned by that leftward trajectory.