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Can anyone tell me about openings in right and left atrium of heart?

Can anyone tell me about openings in right and left atrium of heart?

PFO: Everyone has this opening before birth. It typically closes soon after birth. In some individuals it stays open when its called pfo. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about left renal artery entrapment. My left artery is going through the diaphragm instead of what other body part?

Can you tell me about left renal artery entrapment. My left artery is going through the diaphragm instead of what other body part?

Rare cause os RAS: Renal artery entrapment is a rare cause of renal artery stenosis (ras). It is narrowing of blood vessel supplying the kidney, kind of developmental anomaly. It may be cause if high blood pressure. Surgery is indicated in some cases although there are some no surgical treatments available. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me that where is the precise location of aortic valve so that I can put the stethoscope in the right area. I find it at mid chest.

Can anyone tell me that where is the precise location of aortic valve so that I can put the stethoscope in the right area. I find it at mid chest.

What will you hear?: The aortic valve is typically in the upper mid chest but murmurs from this valve are typically best heard in the upper right chest near the sternum and the lower left chest between the left breast and the sternum. ...Read more

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Why does intracardiac right to left shunting occur? Since the left side of heart has higher pressure, how can blood from right side flow through?

Why does intracardiac right to left shunting occur? Since the left side of heart has higher pressure, how can blood from right side flow through?

Shunt: Good observation....We see right to left shunting when the right sided pressure is higher than the left side and a connection is present between the circulations. This is when pulmonary hypertension is present. There are various causes of pulmonary hypertension including late changes in the lung from left to right shunting. ...Read more

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Can somsone describe the difference between left and right heart failure?

Can somsone describe the difference between left and right heart failure?

Heart failure: Heart failure can be separated into left heart failure which is due to either a weakness in the muscle, cardiomyopathy, or arterial disease either can weaken the ability of the heart to pump. Right heart failure is due to lung disease which weakens the heart, or due to congenital heart disease. Either cause can lead to pump failure, or failure of the heart to pump the blood that comes into it. ...Read more

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Where do you feel heart fluttering? Can gas cause fluttering in the heart area? Mine are right in the middle of my chest

Where do you feel heart fluttering? Can gas cause fluttering in the heart area? Mine are right in the middle of my chest

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when the lungs receive blood from the left atrium?

Could you tell me what happens when the lungs receive blood from the left atrium?

This is called: An anomalous pulmonary venous return and can result in increased pulmonary pressures...Talk to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does pain in the lower left side of your abdomen mean?

Can doctors tell me what does pain in the lower left side of your abdomen mean?

Severe abd pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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I have an arteriovenous malformation located deep to the right vestus mediales muscle in my right leg i went to several doctors but no one can explain to me why i'm having pain?

I have an arteriovenous malformation located deep to the right vestus mediales muscle in my right leg i went to several doctors but no one can explain to me why i'm having pain?

AV malformation : If the AV malformation is near a nerve, then that could be causing the pain. Embolization may be an option. If the pain is bothersome enough, seeing a vascular surgeon might be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about double outlet of right ventricle with transposition of great arteries medication purposes?

Can you tell me about double outlet of right ventricle with transposition of great arteries medication purposes?

Congenital heart: defects such as those you have mentioned are treated with surgery, not medication. Are you asking if there are medication restrictions following the surgical procedure? Please rephrase your question, thanks. ...Read more

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Can atrial septal defects shunt left to right stay the same instead of reversing to right to left?

Depends on pressure: An atrial septal defect (ASD) is an abnormal opening in the wall between the two upper chambers of the heart. Blood flow across will depend on right-left pressure differences: high-to-low. After birth, left is higher than right. But in instances of lung disease or other causes of increased right sided heart pressures (pregnancy, scuba diving), normal left-right blood flow can reverse. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are my babys chances of living with hypo-plastic left heart?

Could you tell me what are my babys chances of living with hypo-plastic left heart?

Guarded: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a complex heart defect. Untreated babies will not survive. Treatment requires either a heart transplant or a series of surgical procedures. Survival has improved and in many centers 85-90% of newborns will survive the first surgery. However, their hearts are not "fixed", and they will require lifelong cardiology care. Five year survival is 60-70%. It is improving. ...Read more

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Hi docs! wondering what amount of blood the left atriam and left ventricle push in each cycle?

Hi docs! wondering what amount of blood the left atriam and left ventricle push in each cycle?

Cardiac output: Cardiac output is measured in terms of stroke volume times heart rate. Each beat of the heart a stroke volume of about 70 ml is pumped, with a resting heart rate of around 70 beats per minute, you pump around 5 liters per minute. Of course, during exercise these numbers go up. Cardiac muscle fibers are organized so that if they are stretched by increased volume they pump harder. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does the pain in my left arm mean?

Can doctors tell me what does the pain in my left arm mean?

Get it evaluated: You do not give your age and you really do not describe the area or specifics of the pain. It could be anything from a local issues to referred pain from coronary heart disease. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have 2 holes in the left side of my chest from gunshot. How will the emts and doctors fix this?

I have 2 holes in the left side of my chest from gunshot. How will the emts and doctors fix this?

Confusing Story: I am not sure where this question comes from. If you have gun shots in your chest i would hope you are in the hospital and that the medical team there is trying to save your life. If you are planning on shooting yourself and this is a cry for help please get some help from your community so you can choose life over suicide. If you are planning a homicide please please give your gun away.. ...Read more