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Hole in Heart – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

9 May, 2018
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A normal heart is divided into two sides, the left and the right, separated by a wall known as the septum. The right side of the heart receives blood poor in oxygen and sends it towards the lungs. Replenished with oxygen, the blood returns from the lungs and empties into the left side of the …

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Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child

29 June, 2016
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<p>Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During first 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy, the heart begins to...

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Cyanotic Spells – Rectifying the Effects

14 April, 2015
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Also known as the Tet Spell, the Cyanotic spell is a sudden onset of hyperpnea (increased depth of breathing), cyanosis and disappearance of heart murmur (extra or unusual sound heard during a heartbeat). Unless treated in time, it may have neurological complications as a result of which the patient might die. Episodes of Cyanotic Spells …

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3 must ask blood transfusion questions

19 May, 2014
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Who needs a blood transfusion? After a major accident, a patient needs blood in case of blood loss Every major surgery requires additional blood The average open heart surgery requires about 6 units of blood Patient suffering a miscarriage or childbirth may need a large amount of blood for saving her life and also the …