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What is tga in pediatric cardiology?

What is tga in pediatric cardiology?

Transposition: Transposition of the great arteries a kind of congenital heart disease. Occurs when the pulmonary artery that carries blood from heart to lungs comes from the left side of heart (abnormal) instead of right (normal); and the aorta which carries blood from heart to rest of body comes from the right side of heart (abnormal) instead of the left (normal). ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Koch
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Cardiology (Definition)

Cardiology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the heart's function, rhythm disorders, lipid problems, high blood pressure, ...Read more


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What is pediatric neurology?

What is pediatric neurology?

Brain doctor: A neurologist is a specialist who concentrates on disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Pediatric neurology adds to this how the brain develops and how children move through the stages of development and what might interfere with this. ...Read more

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What is training of a pediatric cardiologist?

What is training of a pediatric cardiologist?

Fellowship: Following medical school, 3 years of pediatric residency training is required to apply for subspecialty training in pediatric cardiology. The subspecialty fellowship is usually 3 years as well. Most pediatric cardiologists acquire 1-2 years of additional training in a specific area such as imaging, intervention, arrhythmia management, intensive care, transplant , or prevention ...Read more

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What is pediatric neurology doctor and pediatric oncologist?

What  is pediatric neurology doctor and pediatric oncologist?

Interesting!: I'm wondering about the reason for your question. The one place they will commonly overlap is in treatment of childhood brain tumors. Both pediatric neurologists and pediatric oncologists become pediatric neuro-oncologists, doctors who specialize in brain tumor treatment. And in my experience, they both do an excellent job of it! ...Read more

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What is pediatric ms?

What is pediatric ms?

Ms in 18 or under: Ms that was present in or diagnosed in a person 18 or under. ...Read more

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What is a pediatric cardiology appointment like?

What is a pediatric cardiology appointment like?

Peds Card: A pediatric cardiologist is an expert in childrens' hearts. They treat birth defects involving the heart, heart rhythm problems, hypertension, syncope, high cholesterol, etc... An appointment is like any other dr, except they will probably get an electrocardiogram and/or echocardiogram. These are specialized tests to evaluate the heart. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a pediatric cardiology appointment?

Anyone know what is a pediatric cardiology appointment?

Kid's Heart doctor: A pediatric cardiologist is a heart doctor for children. When your child sees this doctor, then they will likely be evaluated for heart problems. A heart doctor usually gets an ultrasound of the heart (echo) to look at the anatomy of your child's heart and to see if its pumping (functioning) okay. Sometimes the electrical properties of the heart will also be looked at with an ekg. ...Read more

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Pediatric neurology is what?

Pediatric neurology is what?

Just what it says: A pediatric neurologist treats neurological disorders (such as epilepsy, headaches, spasms, tics, neurological defects, spina bifida, etc) in kids. ...Read more

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What is the training of a pediatric cardiologist?

What is the training of a pediatric cardiologist?

Training: After graduation from med school complete a 3 year residency in pediatrics and then a 2 year fellowship in cardiology. ...Read more

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What is an interventional cardiologist?

What is an interventional cardiologist?

Special heart doc.: An interventional cardiologist is a specialized cardiologist. He or she has met all the requirementsfor general cardiology and passed the general cardiology boards. Then a special fellowship requiring several years is spent to lend expertise in the ability to open and dilate blood vessels with things like stents, or do procedures involving heart valaves or other complex, invasive treatments. ...Read more

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What exactly is a pediatric oncology service providing?

What exactly is a pediatric oncology service providing?

See below:: Treating cancer means more than just choosing the right therapy. Cancer impacts the entire family. Support for patients reaches far beyond the halls of a hospital. A coordinated team approach allows access to the physician specialists, nursing staff, physician extenders, child life support, survivers/peer support, convienient accomodations for the stay before, during and after treatments. ...Read more

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What is a pediatric uveitis?

What is a pediatric uveitis?

Eye disorder: It is inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye. Uvea consists of the iris, choroid and ciliary body. The choroid is sandwiched between the retina and the white of the eye (sclera), and provides blood flow to the deep layers of the retina. The most common type of uveitis is an inflammation of the iris called iritis. Infections, injury and autoimmune disorders may be serious causes. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is tga in pediatric cardiology, is it fatal?

Could you explain what is tga in pediatric cardiology, is it fatal?

Generally: A "switch" operation is done to repair tga. Unrepaired the patient goes into heart failure and without heart transplantation , is fatal. ...Read more

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What is the cost of pediatric interventional cardiology surgery like for asd?

What is the cost of pediatric interventional cardiology surgery like for asd?

No easy answer: Depends on so many factors. Insurance, material used, in or outpatient, anaesthesia, sedation, transesophageal echo or intracardiac echo. You should consult your interventionalist. I typically discuss these options with my patients. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a pediatric oncologist and a pediatric oncology nurse?

What is the difference between a pediatric oncologist and a pediatric oncology nurse?

Training: The oncologist is a physician, the other a nurse. Difference is years and type of training. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a pediatric cardiologist?

Could you explain what is a pediatric cardiologist?

Pediatric Cardiology: the Pediatric Cardiologist is a specialist in the heart and heart problems ...Read more

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What is a cardiac rehabilitation specialist?

What is a cardiac rehabilitation specialist?

Medical Specialist: A cardiac rehabilitation specialist is a licensed medical professional who work with patients who have been diagnosed with heart disease. They help patients understand their disease and mange it in order to have a better and healthier lifestyle. The cardiac rehabilitation specialist will give their patients diverse instructions and will monitor them throughout their rehabilitation period. ...Read more

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What is the speciality pediatric critical care?

What is the speciality pediatric critical care?

ICU doctors: Children who are very ill often need intensive care, one on one nursing and a doctor who specializes in severe diseases and illnesses...A pediatric critical care doctor. ...Read more

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What is preventive cardiology?

What is preventive cardiology?

Avoiding disease: Working on cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, weight to try and prevent heart disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Barton Cook
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Pediatric Cardiology (Definition)

Pediatric cardiology is a specialty of medicine where care is focused on the ...Read more


Dr. Chad Rudnick
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Pediatrics (Definition)

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that concerns ...Read more