single ventricle

sin·gle ven·tri·cle

congenital absence or near total absence of the ventricular septum.
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The complex form is associated with truncusarteriosus, transposition of the great arteries, double-outlet right ventricle, aorto pulmonary window or functional single ventricle.
In single ventricle pathology, angiography is performed to assess circulation and a Fontan circuit, if present.
Dr Uzun's specific research interests are arrhythmia and other heart problems in babies and mothers during pregnancy, exercise physiology and sports medicine, ECG and echocardiography, cardiovascular changes during pregnancy, single ventricle and heart failure and artificial assistance devices.
The subjects who were lost had the following diagnoses: transposition of the great arteries (seven subjects), pulmonary atresia (three subjects), single ventricle (three subjects), hypoplastic left heart syndrome (two subjects), tricuspid atresia (one subject), aortic arch anomaly (one subject), Taussig-Bing anomaly (one subject) and cardiomyopathy (one subject).
He was born with only two chambers in his heart, a single ventricle and a single atrium.
CT imaging in congenital heart disease: an approach to imaging and interpreting complex lesions after surgical intervention for tetralogy of fallot, transposition of the great arteries, and single ventricle heart disease.
Twelve (32%) patients with pulmonary banding due to accompanying VSD or AVSD were included to the study those infants with complex pathologies such as transposition of great arteries or single ventricle while the patients less than 1000 gram in weight were excluded.
It will cater for the families of babies born with single ventricle heart conditions, leaving them with only half a working heart.
They advocated this operation for patients with a single ventricle or large VSD resulting functionally in two ventricles that act as one.
When we saw him he said it was a single ventricle heart which was also facing the other way.
Congenital malformations that can result in cyanosis, increased pulmonary blood flow, and biventricular enlargement on electrocardiogram include transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary hypertension, single ventricle, truncus arteriosus, ventricular septal defect with moderate pulmonic stenosis, and occasionally pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum and a large patent ductus arteriosus or significant tricuspid regurgitation.

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