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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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According to Burudzhieva, the possibility for a unified left-wing vote strongly depends on the name which the BSP will propose, particularly in a run-off.
The spook said: "The staff of the station, brought up with a very conservative, left-wing position, said, 'Gosh, we are going to have a wonderful new deputy head of the Labour Party.' I was the only one who said, 'Are you OK in the head?'."
However, he has ruled out using the Indian Army to flush out the left-wing rebels from at least seven states where Naxalites are active.
For example, as a left-wing party, SDSM frequently forgot about the social and economic categories while VMRO-DPMNE undertakes measures that do not suit parties with a right-wing ideology.
Police conducted simultaneous raids in several districts in ystanbul, yzmir, Bursa, Ankara, Antalya and Kocaeli and detained dozens of suspects, believed to be members of the left-wing extremist group the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).
A combination of mischief-making by an extreme Left-wing party and sympathetic coverage from the Guardian and BBC has left this initiative in tatters.
After finding no discrepancies, they changed the left-wing motiveflow-transducer.
Summary: PRAGUE, May 29, 2010, SPA -- The left-wing Social Democrats lead the Czech parliamentary election with 23.7 percent of the vote but centre-right parties have a narrow majority, results showed on Saturday after 5 percent of the vote was counted, Reuters reported.
<![CDATA[ MK Daniel Ben-Simon, on the left-wing end of the left-wing Labor Party, visited Jewish towns in Judea/Samaria & expressed his admiration for them.]]>
By analyzing left-wing politics, SDSM vice president Gordan Georgiev comments for Dnevnik that they always played it big even though risking personal position and rating.
In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, the leader of Democratic Movement and Development of Afghanistan (DMDA) said the Afghans should not differentiate between the old left-wing and the new left-wing.
It would be satisfying to provide an equivalent list for left-wing Think Tanks, but the statistical sample is so small that the task is beyond the reach and ingenuity of at least this disinterested observer.