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I left some cups on the floor the dog drank out of them is it safe to re wash and use again if dog has cushions disease ?

I left some cups on the floor the dog drank out of them is it safe to re wash and use again if dog has cushions disease ?

Cushing's disease?: Is overactive adrenal glands and is not communicable. Wash the cups and use as you normally would. thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Looking for Down syndrome due to endocardial cushion defect. Why?

Looking for Down syndrome due to endocardial cushion defect. Why?

Very common problem : Endocardial cushion defects are often seen in down syndrome. If it is detected prenatally, you would want a test to check if the baby has down syndrome. ...Read more

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Is endocardial cushion defect considered a heart disease?

Is endocardial cushion defect considered a heart disease?

Yes: Unfortunately the names for some defects are confusing. Endocardial cushion defect is an older term. Atrioventricular canal is also an older term for the same entity. The current term for this defect is atrioventricular septal defect and is often abbreviated as avsd. ...Read more

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Is an endocardial cushion defect considered heart disease?

Is an endocardial cushion defect considered heart disease?

Yes: These are problems in the middle of the heart affecting the valves and usually requiring surgery to repair. ...Read more

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What to do if I had surgery to correct what the doctors called endocardial cushion defect, would this be considered a form of heart disease, or just a defect?

What to do if I had surgery to correct what the doctors called endocardial cushion defect, would this be considered a form of heart disease, or just a defect?

Endocardial defect: Endocardial cushion defect is a hole in the heart. Repair of it may leave you in very good shape but some kinds of cushion defect still leave you with problems after repair. You should discuss with the doctor(s) who know your exact situation. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an endocardial cushion defect?

AV canal: Also known as an av canal, or atrio-ventricular septal defect, it is a type of congenital heart defect. There is a an ASD and vsd together creating a defect in the center of the heart. There is also one common av valve , rather than 2 distinct valves (mitral and tricuspid valves). It is commonly but not necessarily associated with down syndrome. Surgical repair is required in infancy. ...Read more

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What is endocarial cushion defect?

What is endocarial cushion defect?

AV valve development: In normal development, the primitive atrioventricular (av) canal joins the atria to the ventricles. At four to five weeks of gestation, the superior and inferior endocardial cushions of the common av canal fuse and lead to the formation of the mitral and tricuspid valves and the av septum. Failure of these cushions to fuse properly results in a broad range of av septal defects and av valve defects. ...Read more

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What is the best wheel chair cushion?

What is the best wheel chair cushion?

Rojo: Typically the cushion should be patient specific' and a rojo cushion is a pretty good one. Hopefully, the individual underwent pressure mapping to assure a proper fit; an improper fit might lead to skin breakdown and pressure 'ulcers' which require medical intervention. ...Read more

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