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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)
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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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At a fork keep right and enjoy the fine views to the left. Just past the remains of a stone stile on the left take a path which drops left into the wood.
More likely, it would have unduly complicated his conversion narrative to acknowledge the existence of anti-imperialists outside the left.
Walk towards the church and turn left into a Tarmac path just before the churchyard and pass the school on the left.
When the executives showed up, according to one presidential aide, "the room got a little bit crowded." Most of the chairs in the room had been assigned, but a few were left open and ambitious presidential staffers jockeyed around them.
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Similarly, for years, the religious left collected federal money.
For example, Rebecca often stands behind me, making "right", "left", "up", or "down," the same for both of us.
The pioneering, bottom-up approach of this book not only complicates our understanding of the new left's emergence in conservative enclaves like Austin, but also helps to explain the course of the movement after it took its radical turn in about 1965.
I think the assumptions Americans often make that the left is dead or moribund is not an assumption that any Australian or British or Western European would make.
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This, Levin theorizes, ultimately triggers various genes to become active on only the right or left side of the embryo.
In the book, I argue that a coherent left in the United States has not existed since about 1920, when the loosely decentralized Socialist Party provided the basis for shared universal principles that gave a common bond to a wide range of reform programs--movements for such things as Social Security, unemployment insurance, the eight-hour workday, civil rights, protected free speech, and even "free love" and birth control.