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What Is The Difference Between Cyanotic And Acyanotic Defects
Cyanotic, increased desaturated blood in the periphery is due to shunting of non oxigenated blood into systemic circulation----
acyanotic there is no mixing, or blue discoloration peripherally. ...Read more
Clinically what's a easy way to distinguish noncyanotic from cyanotic congenital cardiac anomalies?
Yes possible: Differentiation between the two is mostly clinical. Cyanosis is bluish discoloration of tips of fingers, tongue etc. In some congenital anomalies of heart, there is an admixture of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood, when this occurs the cyanosis is clinically evident. ...Read more
Cyanotic: Cyanotic = bluish (or purplish) discoloration of skin due to insufficient blood oxygenation. ...Read more
Eval: I am sorry, but can't even try to answer with the details provided. If this is a chronic or recurrent issue, medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more
Very complex: Answer to your question will require many pages. There are many causes for cyanotic heart disease and treatment varies depending on cause, age, and condition. To answer we will need much more information than you have provided. Therefore, this question is best directed to your pmd or cardiologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Doc, a patient is having her dialysis, afterwhile patient got cyanotic, o2saturation drop to 75% and having cheast pain and dyspnea.
Call EMS: The answer should be sought for by the er, not outside anymore. A heart attack, pe are all possibilities but no time to wonder, time is precious. ...Read more
See below: We need more detail. Do you mean congenital heart abnormalities causing cyanosis. Please clarify. ...Read more
If accidental ligation of rt hepatic artery done after how much time part of liver will be cyanotic.
Why are my lips cyanotic? I am not cold or short of breath but I have been having heart palpitationa lately. I am 23 and diagnosed with sle
Probably anemia: The main problem here is systemic lupus erythematosus -- you must have the right medical program by a specialist in this area to control this serious conditiion! The reason your lips is cyanotic is possibly because you have functional anemia ie low hemoglobin level (oxygen carrying agent) and this is related to the sle -- please find the sle expert in your area-consider university medical center. ...Read more
Different: Patent foramen ovale is a temporary natural opening between two atria that allows fetal circulation to occur. Once born it closes spontaneously. An atrial septal defect is an abnormal opening between two atria that occurs due to incomplete formation of the atrial wall. It does not close spontaneously usually and may need surgery if it causes significant flow issues. ...Read more
Similar: An ostium secundum atrial septal defect and a patent foramen ovale are both "holes" in the same place in the atrial septum, which is the wall between the right and left atria. Everyone has a different definition. In infancy, many will call a hole less than 3 or 4 mm in diameter a pfo as they almost all go on to close without treatment. Some call all defects with flow from la to RA an asd. ...Read more
None.: Thee terms are used interchangeably.Get a more detailed answer ›
Research vs Clinical: A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work. A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much ...Read more
Different targets: There is no question cytotoxic T cells recognize antigen expressed in bacteria and viruses and for the most part keep infections under control. With Tumor systems it appears that cells infiltrating Tumors (TILL cells) don't accomplish much. Here it has been shown that B cells making antibodies release the mAbs to activate tumor destruction by CD16 (NK) cells via ADCC. ...Read more
Classification: Influenza viruses are RNA viruses that have segmented genome and have high antigenic diversity. They are classified by a protein inside the virus (a, b, and c). Influ a is responsible for frequent annual outbreak and has more propensity for antigenic change. B causes outbreaks every 2 to 4 years. Influ c is known to infect human and pigs but it is rare ...Read more
Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more
Hep B: Hepatitis b can be either an acute or chronic infection. Some people may have the virus replicating in their system for the rest of their lives, whereas some people will be able to fight the infection and be left only with an antibody. For those with the chronic infection, it will can lay dormant in the body for years before it starts to replicate again and infect the liver. ...Read more
A decongestant: Allegra products all contain fexofenadine in a dose ranging from 30 to 180 mg. Allegra d comes in a 12 hour product with 60 of fexofenadine plus 120 mg. Of a long acting pseudoephedrine, which is a decongestant. The Allegra d 24 hour contains 180 mg. Of fexofenadine and 240 mg. Of pseudoephedrine. The decongestant may cause insomnia, jitteriness or an increase in blood pressure. ...Read more
Grade B is better!:
Strangely enough, most people feel grade b tastes better & some say it has more minerals. The founder of the lemonade diet advises using grade b- see http://www. Gradebmaplesyrup. Org/whygradebmaple. Html
i do not advise doing the lemonade diet without modification. I would add a scoop of a green powder like orac energy greens or vitamineral greens & about 30 grams of hempseed protein-see my comment:. ...Read more
Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine or are they the same?
Sir what is the difference between hepatitis b active, inactive and carrier stae? Which is more dangerous?
Defined below: HBV active - you have no immunity, the virus is replicating at high levels and you have ongoing liver damage. HBV carrier - you have developed immunity, the virus is replicating but usually at lower levels and lower degree of liver damage. HBV inactive - you have immunity, the virus is not replicating and you have no liver damage. HBV carriers are at more risk because of length of time with HBV ...Read more
Hi, What is the difference between a fast immunochromatographic d dimer and other types? What is the npv for these?
Package insert: The package insert with each of the kits has the information on npv and other issues. ...Read more
I just switched over from tablets e 205 5mg methimazole to b p 655 tablet 5mg tablet methimazole. What is the difference between the two tablets.
Same: E205 is made by sandoz pharmaceutical. Bp655 is made by bopca pharmacal, inc. Both are the same Methimazole concentration of 5 mg. ...Read more
Clotting factor.: Hemophilia a results from a deficiency in clotting factor viii. In contrast, hemophilia b (also called christmas disease) is caused by a deficiency in clotting factor ix. Hemophilia a is more common than hemophilia b, and people with hemophilia a are more likely to suffer from severe disease. It would be impossible to distinguish the two on clinical presentation alone. ...Read more
Gross subdivisions: There are many subtypes of each one. Generally, b-lymphocytes produce antibodies and t-lymphocytes kill cells directly. ...Read more
I have vit d deficiency and was prescribed vit d2 1.25 mg (50, 000). What is the difference between v it d2 and vit d3?
D2 vs D3: If you have a choice, use the d3 rather than the d2. The d3 is a more useful form for the human body. There are very technical differences between these compounds. Note that I am not using the term 'more natural' since these compounds are often both made synthetically. ...Read more