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What is the difference between cyanotic and acyanotic defects?

What is the difference between cyanotic and acyanotic defects?

Cyanotic: 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

Cyanotic (Definition)

Cyanotic = bluish (or purplish) discoloration of skin due ...Read more


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The most common cyanotic congenital heart defect is what?

The most common cyanotic congenital heart defect is what?

ToF/TGA: As other's mentioned, Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease in the US overall/after infancy. In some regions, transposition of the great arteries is the most common in the newborn period. ...Read more

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Clinically what's a easy way to distinguish noncyanotic from cyanotic congenital cardiac anomalies?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Cyanotic?

What is the definition or description of: Cyanotic?

Cyanotic: Cyanotic = bluish (or purplish) discoloration of skin due to insufficient blood oxygenation. ...Read more

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I am turning cyanotic but feel fine otherwise. What's going on?

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

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What is the best medecine for a cyanotic heart problems? And I need your suggestion pls?

What is the best medecine for a cyanotic heart problems? And I need your suggestion pls?

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

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Doc, a patient is having her dialysis, afterwhile patient got cyanotic, o2saturation drop to 75% and having cheast pain and dyspnea.

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

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About cyanotic heart problems is there anyway that can be cured?

About cyanotic heart problems is there anyway that can be cured?

See below: We need more detail. Do you mean congenital heart abnormalities causing cyanosis. Please clarify. ...Read more

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If accidental ligation of rt hepatic artery done after how much time part of liver will be cyanotic.

If accidental ligation of rt hepatic artery done after how much time part of liver will be cyanotic.

May not get cyanotic: 60% of blood supply to liver is from portal vein, after ligation will have transient enzyme elevation, liver have remarkable power to adjust, some the metastatic tumors hepatic artery is ligated with no ill effects, as artery is the one that supplies the tumor ...Read more

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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

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

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What is the difference between a patent foramen ovale and atrial septum defect?

What is the difference between a patent foramen ovale and atrial septum defect?

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

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Please help! What is the difference between patent foramen ovale and atrial septum defect?

Please help! What is the difference between patent foramen ovale and atrial septum defect?

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

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What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology)?

What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology)?

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

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What is the difference between humoral and cellular responses as shown by b cells and t cels?

What is the difference between humoral and cellular responses as shown by b cells and t cels?

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

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What is the difference between influenza a, b and c?

What is the difference between influenza a, b and c?

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

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What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

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

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Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Help please? What is the difference between phosphatidylserine and d-serine?

Different chemicals: The phosphatidyl serine has some utility in early stages of dementia and Alzheimer's, but d-serine has no value of which I am aware. Maybe our naturopaths can delineate a role. ...Read more