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Doctor insights on: Fixed Defect Involving The Basel Inferior

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Could a closed vsd still cause these "defects"?

Could a closed vsd still cause these "defects"?

More info needed: Are you having symptoms or problems you believe to be a result of a vsd that was closed? A vsd may cause problems due to excess blood flow through the lungs, or due to dilation ("stretch") of left sided heart structures. Closure of the vsd, if early enough, reverses these problems, but if closed in adolescence or adulthoot, some problems may not disappear. Many factors contribute. ...Read more

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What is a pars defect?

A cracka small crack: In thecpars articularis part of the posterior elements of a vertebrae mostly in L5 not universally symptomatic may be an incidental finding ...Read more

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What is an example of defect in angiogenesis?

What is an example of defect in angiogenesis?

Cancer: Abnormal blood vessels both structurally and functional. Cancer is a classic example of both. Just look closely at the circulation inside a big cancer and you will see the defective angiogenesis. ...Read more

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How many chromosome defects cause retardation?

Hundreds at least: We only know about a few hundred, probably thousands possible as each human is unique as are their choomasome array. ...Read more

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What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What type?: Repair depends on the type of ventricular septal defect. There's perimembranous, av canal type, subaortic and muscular. Need to know if double outlet right ventricle or left ventricle present. Is there a concomitant right ventricular outflow tract obstruction? . Need to stop the heart and saw a patch, were to open the heart depends on type of vsd and associated defects. Timing of repair varies. ...Read more

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Was there a possibility that baby could have defects if you experienced heavy spottings before?

Was there a possibility that baby could have defects if you experienced heavy spottings before?

If you mean episodes: Of bleeding in the 1st or 2nd trimester, it would depend on whether there was any reduction in the flow of blood or oxygen to the fetal brain during those episodes. In the us, ob's follow head growth as well as body growth on fetal ultrasounds. ...Read more

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What is laminectomy defect mean?

What is laminectomy defect mean?

Old surgery: 'laminectomy defect' just means prior surgery or laminectomy seen on a imaging study (usually an mri). ...Read more

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Causes of high palate and midline defects?

Causes of high palate and midline defects?

Many reasons: Missing teeth, mouth breathing and sinus problems may be contributors to high palate and midline issues. ...Read more

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What is bilateral pars defect of the spine?

What is bilateral pars defect of the spine?

Lumbar Pars Defect: The defect is a stress fracture of the posterior portion of the spine that connects the facet joints and lamina with the anterior vertebral body at the level of the pedicle. This process is also known as a spondylolysis. It occurs in 5% of the general population but can be as high as 15% in certain athletes like gymnasts and football lineman due to the lumbar hyperextension. ...Read more

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What is bilateral pars defect of the spine?

What is bilateral pars defect of the spine?

Pars defect: Bilateral pars defect also commonly called spondylolysis is a stress fracture near the joint of the spine. This usually occurs in the lower lumbar spine and can be painful and cause instability. This defect often occurs during the teenage years but can persist into adulthood and become symptomatic later in life. ...Read more

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How often do gastrointestinal defects occur?

How often do gastrointestinal defects occur?

Very common: Due to a lousy attitude to nutritional common sense. Standard american diet spells sad! ...Read more

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Define non reversible (fixed) defects in hearts?

Define non reversible (fixed) defects in hearts?

Reversible: We use the terminology with respect to nuclear perfusion images of the heart muscle. When there is an image defect that does not fill in on follow up imaging, we call this nonreversible or fixed. It usually suggests scar of the myocardium rather than temporary decrease in blood flow to the area. ...Read more

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What is it a congenital defect?

What is it a congenital defect?

Born with: The word congenital means it was present at birth. So anything noted at birth would qualify as a genetic defect. ...Read more

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What causes heart defects?

What causes heart defects?

Many causes...: Unfortunately, there is no one specific cause. We currently state the cause is multifactorial. There are some gene defects which cause heart defects, but other defects are caused by multiple factors. Please discuss this with your doctor if you are concerned about potential heart defects in you or someone else. ...Read more

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Describe the concept of a birth defect.?

Describe the concept of a birth defect.?

Abnormal tissue Form: In simplistic terms a bd might be considered any abnormality found in a baby at birth. A better, more specific idea is a failure of a tissue or structure to form properly in fetal development. (cleft palate). A "disruption" can create a bd -loss of fingers to amnionic bands. Chromasome defects lead to several bd's like heart defects. ...Read more

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What would be a heart defect that affects the ventricles?

What would be a heart defect that affects the ventricles?

Ventricles: Heart attack affects the ventricles. Ventricular septal defect affects the ventricles, myocarditis affects the ventricles ...Read more

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What leads to most birth defects?

What leads to most birth defects?

Alcohol: The avoidable agent best known for producing a variety of birth defects is alcohol.The spectrum of defects varies considerably with the amount consumed during pregnancy.The most involved are born to alcoholic mothers while as few as 2 drinks a day has a a significant risk. Defects vary from decreased intellect, heart, skeletal, facial and numerous other features., . ...Read more

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Why are birth defects are on the rise?

Environment: Although some birth defects are inherited others come from harmful environmental factors, and others are a result from complex interaction of genes and environmental factors. In about 50% of the cases the causes are unknown. Some birth defects can be prevented by not drinking or smoking or using street drugs during pregnancy. Talk to a healthcare provider about medications you are taking as well ...Read more

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What causes a baby to have birth defects?

Birth defect causes: 1- genetic; either inherited from parents or just random chance (new mutation)
2- Infection; toxo, herpes, varciella, syphilis, rubella, etc
3- environmental factors; like radiation
4 - Medications ...Read more

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What's the percentage that have birth defects?

What's the percentage that have birth defects?

3 to 4 %: The comprehensive NIH study of 50, 000 pregnancies with infants followed up to the age of 7 years revealed approximately 3 to 4 % major birth defects in the neonatal period (not including genetic disorders like cystic fibrosis), defined as a condition requiring surgery, causing a significant cosmetic problem, or a significant functional problem. By age 7 years, the percentage of affected was 7% ...Read more

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Which birth defects are the most problematic to fix?

Which birth defects are the most problematic to fix?

Varies: That varies tremendously. Some are minor and don't need fixing. Some are very severe and can't be fixed at all. Many are in between; they might not be completely fixable, but the right doctor might be able to make the problem considerably better. ...Read more

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Woud you please discuss the chief optical defects of the human eye?

Woud you please discuss the chief optical defects of the human eye?

The optical system: Of the eye consists of the cornea and the lens. The cornea provides about 2/3rds of the power of the system and the lens provides the rest. ...Read more

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Is ADHD considered a birth defect?

Is ADHD considered a birth defect?

ADHD is not a defect: ADHD is not considered a birth defect. It is a variation in brain anatomy and chemistry that is actually fairly common. Many people with ADHD have relatives who also have it and a genetic link has been found in many cases. ...Read more

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What nutrient prevents defects of the baby's spine and brain?

What nutrient prevents defects of the baby's spine and brain?

Folic acid: It has been shown that folic acid is critical to the development of the spinal column in a baby, and using a supplement with folic acid dramatically reduces the incidence if babies born with myelomengicele. ...Read more

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Are vision defects hereditary?

Are vision defects hereditary?

Depends on type: Color vision defect is usually hereditary but can be affected by various meds including some anti-inflammatories, cancer agents, blood pressure meds, pr even aftergastric bypass. In addition recreational drugs can also be problematic. There are other eye diseases that can cause defects. ...Read more

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What is the defect of liposuction?

What is the defect of liposuction?

Risks of lipo: Liposuction is real surgery and carries a small risk of complications. Risks of surgery include bleeding and bruising, infection, multiple small scars, fluid collections, asymmetry, contour irregularities, and blood clots. Risks are often dependent on your current medical condition. Please discuss with your board certified plastic surgeon. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/liposuction/index. Html. ...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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How long until pars defect doesn't heal?

How long until pars defect doesn't heal?

Please rephrase: I don't think I understand your question. Pars defects typically do not heal on their own. ...Read more

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What does bilateral L5 with par defects mean?

What does bilateral L5 with par defects mean?

Defect of spine: A pars defect of the lumbar spine involves a part of a vertebra called
the pars interarticularis. " A defect in the pars is a break in this portion
of bone. This break leads to a separation of the upper, front portion of
the vertebra from its lower, back portion. This condition is a precursor
to another condition called spondylolisthesis, which allows slipping of
a vertebra in relation to the vertebrae above or below it.

Previously, it was assumed that pars defects were congenital
anomalies, or birth defects. Today, we understand that most pars
defects are really stress fractures that usually occur in the spines of
young people. The presumed cause is repeated hyperextension ...Read more

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What is bilateral pars defect? Does it heal up?

Spondylolisthesis...: If pars defect is bilateral, this may allow slippage of one vertebra relative to another (spondylolisthesis). ...Read more

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What does residual defect mean in relation to cva?

What does residual defect mean in relation to cva?

Abnormal findings: If a stroke causes weakness and there is not complete resolution, and reversal, there is a "residual defect". ...Read more

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What is a moderate restrictive ventilatory defect?

What is a moderate restrictive ventilatory defect?

See below: It sounds like you have some type of problem with potentially an interstitial lung disease or fibrosis. There are many problems that can do this. I would discuss this with your pulmonologist who knows your history and should be able to tell you what this means for you. ...Read more

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Is there a lens to correct protanopia color defect?

Caution: The use of a red contact lens or purple tinted glasses will allow you to distinguish the letters and numbers on test plates that you get wrong with the naked eye. However they work by shifting the axis of color deficiency so you become color blind in a new way and they cut down the overall light intensity which decreases acuity and contrast sensitivity. These are not cures. ...Read more

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What does "chronic bilateral pars defects at l5" mean?

What does "chronic bilateral pars defects at l5" mean?

Pars defect: Refers to the pars interarticularis which is the bone connecting the inferior and superior facets which is anterior to the lamina and posterior to the pedicle. There are two per vertebrae. Lumbar pars defects can occur in young athletes or from stress fractures secondary to chronic arthritic changes or sudden severe trauma. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pars defect?

What is the definition or description of: pars defect?

Spondylosis: Spondylolysis is a defect of a vertebra. More specifically it is defined as a defect in the pars interarticularis of the vertebral arch. The great majority of cases occur in the lowest of the lumbar vertebrae (l5), but spondylolysis may also occur in the other lumbar vertebrae, as well as in the thoracic vertebrae.

Spondylolysis occurs in three to six percent of the population. ...Read more

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What is the defect in the cell cycle that causes leukemia?

What is the defect in the cell cycle that causes leukemia?

The cell cycle: ...is activated in the immature "blast" cells of acute leukemia. This is not so much a defect, as it is also a normal attribute of immature blood cells. A major problem is the lack of maturation of these cells into normal non-dividing blood cells. Various transcription factors are mutated and these may cause increased proliferation. CLL is characterized by decreased apoptosis (cell death). ...Read more

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What nonprocessive conditions lead to a visual field defect?

What nonprocessive conditions lead to a visual field defect?

Many: There are many conditions that cause visual field defects. ...Read more

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What can be done for a severe restrictive ventilator defect?

What can be done for a severe restrictive ventilator defect?

No one answer: That depends on the cause. Sometimes this is caused by lung disease, for which there is often no treatment. Sometimes caused by obesity, sometimes it's caused by neuromuscular disease. ...Read more