Congenital heart defects


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Congenital heart defects

Congenital means conditions which are present at birth. Congenital heart disease includes a variety of defects that babies are born with.
References in periodicals archive ?
Children born with congenital heart defects face lingering health risks and increased medical costs throughout their entire lives, said Rep.
The Little Hats, Big Hearts initiative is a unique way to educate families about congenital heart defects, which affects nearly 1 percent of newborns and can range from mild to severe.
congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart
Shahmeer Khan, born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart defects, is among the growing ranks of surviving children born with congenital heart disease (CHD).
This year's conference will focus on complicated heart failure cases, latest developments and congenital heart defects in children.
USA], Dec 18 (ANI): Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy can up the risk of a congenital heart defect in babies, according to a research.
Conclusion: The measurement of pre-and post-ductal oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry was an effective screening tool for the detection of critical congenital heart defects in newborns.
The defect is a congenital heart defect where the left atrium (cor triatriatum sinistrum) is subdivided by a thin membrane, resulting in three atrial chambers.
In humans, high temperature from fever in the first trimester is associated with congenital heart defects in offspring (Dreier et al.
Results: Out of 1100 cases of congenital heart defects 1003 could be analyzed.
Congenital heart defects, according to Pamporidis' speech read out during a press conference organised by the Adult Congenital Heart Defects Association Cyprus (ACHDAC), refer to the anatomical abnormality of the formation of the heart and adjacent vessels during pregnancy.
It was developed as an alternative to synthetic grafts or patches and to enable congenital cardiovascular surgeons to repair complex reconstructive surgeries, in neonates and infants with congenital heart defects, such as atrial-septal defects and small pulmonary vessels.

Medical browser ?
Full browser ?