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Tracheo-oesophageal fistula and oesophageal atresia hereditary?

Tracheo-oesophageal fistula and oesophageal atresia hereditary?

Not usually: Esophageal atresia with or with out fistula is usually sporadic. There area a few cases ( and i mean very few) in the literature where a parent had ea-tef and had a child with same. It is reportable. ...Read more

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What is choanal atresia?

What is choanal atresia?

Complete nasal block: Choanal atresia is when the back part of the nose is completely blocked off, either with bone or with a chunk of tissue. It requires surgery to open up the area. If the child has it only on 1 side, it may present with chronic nasal drainage on 1 side only. If they have it on both sides, generally the procedure is done on the baby before they are even allowed to leave the hospital after birth. ...Read more

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Biliary atresia treatment?

Biliary atresia treatment?

Kasai procedure: Biliary atresia is most often diagnosed in the neonates. The first line treatment is a surgical procedure called portoenterotomy (kasai) in which a loop of intestine is connected to the liver to act as a conduit for bile drainage in place of the missing bile ducts. The beneficial effects of this procedure, however, is often short-lived many children went on to require liver transplantation. ...Read more

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Is biliary atresia hereditary?

No: There is no proof that it is hereditary. Fortunately it is quite rare. ...Read more

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Anyone survive tricuspid atresia?

Anyone survive tricuspid atresia?

Yes...: Tricuspid atresia is a congenital problem of the tricuspid valve, the inflow valve to the right ventricle. With this valve issue the right ventricle doesn't usually form normally. In the first week of life it will be established if the lungs are getting an appropriate amount of flow. Kids usually have 2 or 3 surgeries to in the first four years of life. Surgeries include the glenn and fontan. ...Read more

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Whats the surgical treatment of tricuspid valve atresia?

Whats the surgical treatment of tricuspid valve atresia?

Valve is too small: This is a congenital malformation of the heart usually found before birth or right after birth. The tricuspid valve which is between the right atrium and right ventricle is too small.. There are often other defects that are associated with this. It would take much more than 400 characters to explain. You cardiologist and surgeon should be able to do this for you. ...Read more

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Anyone's baby got biliary atresia?

Anyone's baby got biliary atresia?

Yes: Several in las vegas. About one third do well. One third will do well for a time and will eventually need a liver transplant. Another third do not benefit from a kasai procedure and go straight to liver transplant. ...Read more

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Is biliary atresia detected before birth?

Is biliary atresia detected before birth?

No: Biliary atresia is unsuspected until there is a persistent rise in bilirubin of the direct type. Initial imaging study should be a preprandial gall bladder ultrasound to see if gall bladder is present. ...Read more

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What syndrome has hypoplastic ventricle, pulmonary and tricuspid atresia?

What syndrome has hypoplastic ventricle, pulmonary and tricuspid atresia?

Variable: Could be a dorv double outlet right ventricle which can incorporate the defects mentioned. ...Read more

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What is the tricuspid atresia?

Tricuspid atresia: read this: http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/t/tricuspid-atresia?_vsrefdom=TricuspidAtresia&gclid=Cj0KEQiAkdajBRCJ_7_j6sCck7wBEiQAppb2i0QI5C2d1wkS4Obu2m1LZlsCF7tEflJrx-VoORfHi58aAr298P8HAQ

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Will PDA (patent ductus arteriosus) help with TOF (tetralogy of fallot)?

Will PDA (patent ductus arteriosus) help with TOF (tetralogy of fallot)?

Sometimes: In Tetralogy of Falot, blood flow to the lungs may be restricted. As there are various degrees of restriction, there may be a need for more blood flow to the lungs. This situation may be helped by maintaining an open PDA. However if the pulmonary valve restriction is not severe, then an open PDA is not necessary. The cardiologist can draw this out for you. ...Read more

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Who gets patent ductus arteriosus treatment?

Who gets patent ductus arteriosus treatment?

Anyone may need it: Patent ductus arteriosus (pda) is a normal fetal anatomic connection between the pulmonary artery and aorta that allows blood to bypass the lungs. Because fetuses don't use their lungs to exchange co2 and oxygen (due to a placenta), they do not require much blood flow to the lungs. The PDA normally closes soon after birth as babies start breathing, but can remain open in any infant (esp. Premies). ...Read more

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What is pulmonary atresia?

What is pulmonary atresia?

Congenital defect: Pa involves the valve, which is imperforate, and makes blood flow to the lungs dependent on other sources. If combined with a ventricular septal defect it can be repaired in most cases. If no vsd exists the right chamber is most often underdeveloped and repair is more complex. You should seek advice from your cardiologist who knows the details about your (childs) anatomy. ...Read more

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What is the disorder biliary atresia?

What is the disorder biliary atresia?

Bile Duct Blockage: The bile duct carries the bile formed in the liver to the small intestine. Any disease that narrows, scars, or obstructs the duct can be called atresia. In some cases a patient is born with a narrow duct, called congenital atresia. In other cases chronic inflammation, infection, or even rejection of a liver transplant can cause scarring or narrowing of the duct. ...Read more

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Tell me about unilateral choanal atresia?

Tell me about unilateral choanal atresia?

Choanal atresia ...: Is a congenital blockage of the nasal passage. It can occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). It is usually found in babies soon after birth because it causes breathing problems, since babies usually breathe mostly through the nose. The initial treatment is to make sure the baby can breathe ok. Surgery is needed at some point to open up the nasal passage(s). ...Read more

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How to repair ileocecal valve dysfunction?

How to repair ileocecal valve dysfunction?

Abdominal surgeon: An abdominal surgeon is best qualified to answer your question. There may be such surgeons who have more experience in the problem, so you should inquire first before making an appointment. ...Read more

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Tetrology of fallot with pulmonary artery?

Tetrology of fallot with pulmonary artery?

Congenital defect: Tetralogy of fallot is a congenital defect of the heart in which the there is a hole in the ventricular septum ( wall that separate the two ventricles) of the heart, overriding of the septal defect by the aorta and atresia of the pulmonary artery, it causes mixing of arterial blood with venous blood , therefore hypoxemia ( low level of oxygen) to the general circulation, pulmonary HTN may occur. ...Read more

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How is biliary atresia generally treated?

Surgery: Once the diagnosis is made and if the baby is considered an appropriate candidate, the approach is surgical. As the problem is lack of drainage of bile from the liver to the intestine, a new connection is made between the liver and intestine. It is called a portoenterostomy or a kasai procedure. Sometimes the child is not a candidate and may need transplantation of liver. ...Read more

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