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Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.
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Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.
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Incomplete or underdevelopment of a tissue or organ. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is the most serious type of congenital heart disease.
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Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.
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But a phase 1 clinical trial conducted here recently is the first research monitored by the FDA that demonstrates the potential of regenerative therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) through collecting, processing and injecting an infant's own stem cells directly into the heart at the time of surgery.
Nationwide, this brings the total number of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Consortium members to six: Mayo Clinic, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Children's Minnesota, Children's Hospital Colorado, and The Children's Hospital at OU Medicine.
The classical triad of hypoplastic lung, anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and dextroposition of the heart confirmed the diagnosis of Scimitar Syndrome.
illustrated that the average gestational age of FCI was 26 + 4 weeks (20 + 3 ~ 33 + 1 weeks).[4] Tworetzky et al .[5] performed 10 cases of in utero valvuloplasty for PA with hypoplastic RV, pointing out the larger gestational age was associated with higher rate of technical success.
For example, the sternal notchto-nipple distance showed a mean discrepancy of 10 [+ or -] 9 mm in hypoplastic breasts, 21 [+ or -] 5 mm in cases of macromastia, and 15 [+ or -] 5 mm in ptotic breasts.
Nutritional anaemias, haematological malignancies and immune thrombocytopenias can be readily diagnosed by bone marrow aspiration alone, whereas hypoplastic anaemias require further workup.
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a rare and often fatal heart condition caused by an underdeveloped heart.
Active movement of the right thumb was impossible, and X-ray images confirmed his hypoplastic thumb.
A remarkable observation made during the first examination was a hypoplastic calvaria, expressed as huge fontanels and an asymmetry of the cranial bones.
According to the U.S. (https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/hlhs.html) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , hypoplastic left heart syndrome involves the malformation of the left side of the heart and prevents normal blood flow.
The petrous bone may be hypoplastic whereas the otic capsule may be hypoplastic or aplastic (4).