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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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In this case, it must be true that all of the leftward arguments to the category have already been performed.
If a walk has an obvious trend to move rightward, its SRR measure tends to be positive, while a walk to move leftward provides a negative SRR measure.
Raising finite verbs undergo leftward movement and are natural according to the process criterion, item (f) in the list of axioms.
A razor-sharp deficit means that the feared leftward lurch of the ANC will not materialize.
presidential election, pundits have been debating whether the United States is shifting leftward or remaining a "center-right" nation.
Indeed, that likelihood is probably greater now than when I wrote my review, given the nascent Obama Administration's leftward lurch and the new Democratic Congress's lack of interest in bipartisan solutions.
However, any Latin America policy should recognize that the region's leftward tilt has the legitimacy of public support.
MRI demonstrated that the trachea was displaced leftward, and its lumen was moderately narrowed.
The real question is whether Obama becomes the face of that leftward shift--which will remind Republicans why they loathe Democrats--or McCain does, in which case Republicans will increasingly loathe themselves."
.Mr Callaghan and the party leadership easily Crushed what could have been a Wow to the bi-Parti-san policy backed by both Conservative and Labour Governments despite fears that 1 'm leftward lurch of the party this week could have produced a serious and humiliating challange.
Livingston complains that the author of Jesus, the Bible and Homosexuality exhibits a "liberal theological agenda" and a "leftward pilgrimage." I rejoice in every article that evidences this pilgrimage on any subject--witness the refreshing Progressive Lectionary in January.