(redirected from leftwards)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to leftwards: roughed, finalised

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)
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about Left

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.

More discussions about Left
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
To instantiate the movement, the dots were shifted from their original position in steps of 0.16[degrees] visual angle (0.17 cm) leftwards or rightwards.
where: [t.sub.v] is the time needed for activating the steering system gear [sec]; y is the distance, over which the motor vehicle has to move leftwards or rightwards on the roadway in order to avoid the accident [m]; g is the gravitational acceleration [m/[sec.sup.2]]; [phi]' is the coefficient of adhesion for crosswise sliding of the wheels on the particular road surface.
Increased transient platelet-endothelium interaction after SHP-1 inhibition by sodium stibogluconate in TNF[alpha]-induced inflammation is also indicated by a leftward shift in the platelet flow velocity histogram (velocities from 2900-3300 analyzed platelets from 5 different animals in each group, Figure 1(b)).
Both rivers are compared with mirrors, and Shelley's stream, "a gentle rivulet / Whose water like clean air in its calm sweep // 'Bent the soft grass and kept forever wet / The stems of the sweet flowers, and filled the grove / With sounds which all who heard must needs forget // 'All pleasure and all pain, all hate and love, / Which they had known before that hour of rest" (314-20), closely resembles Dante's "stream which with its little waves bent leftwards the grass that sprang on its bank.
Escaping from the gallows and deciding to leave the Parish, he makes a real theological argument: It was on the left the Sergeant had gone with MacCruiskeen, [to that quarter the next world lay] and it was leftwards that all my troubles were.
While species richness, diversity, density and dominant height were nearly normally distributed, basal area and richness of regeneration species distributions seemed to tend leftwards. Shannon and Wiener Index and density showed intermediate values in most of the remnants, although it is not possible to establish direct relationship between conservation status and diversity or density, for high values of both can occur in unperturbed as well as in perturbed forests.
The route is vague so head diagonally leftwards whilst walKing uphill, through bogs and over boulders until you meet a fence heading across the mountain.
The vehicle was coming from Ibri towards Masroqah area, when one of the tires burst, the vehicle drifted leftwards outside the road, 90 yard from the public road.
According to the chargesheet, the 47-year-old accused "recklessly" moved leftwards and hit a Land Cruiser driven by an Eritrean who in turn swerved towards the separating island.
We then followed n = 3 diagonally upwards and leftwards until we reached the correct total number of travelers and number of travelers seen waiting:
One can obtain U' := U [left arrow] by inserting b as follows Scan the entries of U in reverse column reading order, that is top to bottom in each column starting with the right-most column and working leftwards, starting with column m + 1 subject to the conditions: