Eisenmenger's syndrome


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Eisenmenger's syndrome

 [i´zen-meng″erz]
ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension and cyanosis due to right-to-left (reversed) shunt of blood. Sometimes defined as pulmonary hypertension (pulmonary vascular disease) and cyanosis, with the shunt being at the atrial, ventricular, or great vessel area.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Some rare anomalies were seen in both categories; a case of left ventricular (LV) noncompaction in 1 (0.6), Eisenmenger's syndrome 1 (0.6%), Ebstein's anomaly in 1 (0.6%), and total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) in 1 (0.6%).
Termination of pregnancy should be offered to patients with pulmonary hypertension, Eisenmenger's syndrome, Marfan syndrome with cardiac involvement, single ventricle, dilated cardiomyopathy, etc.
[6,12] The study also showed that VSD is the most common CHD; it was 26.5% (22 of 83) of total CHDs and was also the most common cause of Eisenmenger's syndrome. VSD is the most common gross morphologic malformation of heart or circulation, accounting for approximately 20% of all cases of CHD.
Eisenmenger's syndrome is an irreversible condition where there is a reversal of flow of a congenital systemic to pulmonary shunt that occurs in untreated congenital cardiac defects.
It's impossible to understand why someone like Kelly - born with the debilitating heart and lung condition, Eisenmenger's Syndrome - has to beg in a courtroom for the right to die only to be denied it by a legal system which seems impervious to her suffering.
Mrs Taylor suffers from the heart and lung condition Eisenmenger's syndrome. She also has a spinal condition, Klippel-fiel syndrome.
Mrs Taylor suffers from the heart and lung condition, Eisenmenger's syndrome. She also has a spinal condition, Klippel-feil syndrome.
Jasmin had just celebrated her fourth birthday when she was diagnosed with Eisenmenger's Syndrome and pulmonary hypertension.
Eisenmenger's syndrome in pregnancy: maternal and fetal mortality in the 1990s.
She used to suffer from Eisenmenger's Syndrome, a condition which affects the heart and lungs.
Digital clubbing was a prominent feature posing pulmonary fibrosis, Meadow's syndrome, Eisenmenger's syndrome as a part of discussion.