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What is the procedure to fix a double outlet right ventricle?

What is the procedure to fix a double outlet right ventricle?

Depends: The choice of corrective surgery(s) for double outlet right ventricle depends upon the associated structural abnormality (ies) inside of heart, e.g., pulmonic stenosis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for double outlet right ventricle?

What is the treatment for double outlet right ventricle?

DORV surgery: Surgery is the main treatment where the left ventricle is connected to the aorta, and the right ventricle is connected to the main pulmonary artery for the most common type. Variations on this are done depending on the sub-type of the defects. ...Read more

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What is a double outlet right ventricle?

What is a double outlet right ventricle?

See below:: It's a congenital heart disease in which the aorta rises from the right ventricle (the chamber of the heart that pumps blood to the lungs), instead of from the left ventricle (the normal pumpng chamber to the body). Both the pulmonary artery (which carries oxygen-poor blood to the lungs) and aorta (which carries oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body) comefrom the same pumping chamber. ...Read more

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What is the surgical procedure to fix a heart flutter?

What is the surgical procedure to fix a heart flutter?

Ablation: Ablation is a technique performed in in electrophysiology laboratory where the electrical behavior of the heart is mechanically altered. Although this is an invasive procedure, it is not technically surgery. Early in the history of ablation, surgical ablation was performed. Now that the percutaneous techniques have been refined, surgery is rarely performed for atrial flutter.. ...Read more

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What is the procedure done to correct a single ventricle?

What is the procedure done to correct a single ventricle?

Multiple: Single ventricle cannot be corrected, but a more normal circulation of blood is accomplished through a series of surgeries (most commonly three separate operations). The first is performed shortly after birth; the second around six months of age and the third at a few years of age. ...Read more

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What is the surgery to close a pfo?

What is the surgery to close a pfo?

PFO: There are open heart procedures to patch the hole in the atrial wall as well as transcatheter procedures to close the hole. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a double outlet right ventricle (d.O.R.V.)?

What kind of condition is a double outlet right ventricle (d.O.R.V.)?

Complex congenital: Dorv is a congenital heart disease in which the aorta rises from the right ventricle ( that pumps blood to the lungs), instead of from the left ventricle (that pumps blood to the body). Both the pulmonary artery (which carries oxygen-poor blood to the lungs) and aorta (which carries oxygen-rich blood to the body) come from the right ventricle. There is also a vsd (ventricular septal defect). ...Read more

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What is the postop recovery like for an infant with double outlet right ventricle ?

What is the postop recovery like for an infant with double outlet right ventricle ?

Follow up/management: Your physicians will monitor your child's cardiac function and exam, regulate intake of fluids and electrolytes, and evaluate whether the oxygen and CO2 levels in the bloodstream are normal . Edema or swelling in the extremities, face, neck and other areas of the body may indicate a problem with right ventricular function. The management will also include cardiology in addition to your PICU group. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to fix double vision?

What is the procedure to fix double vision?

Depends: Double vision can be caused by internal problems with the eye or with misaligned eyes. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to determine why you have double vision and the options to treat it. ...Read more

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My son has a double inlet left ventricle and is about to have his 3rd heart surgery, the fontan procedure. What is the best type medical center for this procedure?

My son has a double inlet left ventricle and is about to have his 3rd heart surgery, the fontan procedure. What is the best type medical center for this procedure?

Pediatric Hospital: The fontan procedure is typically performed in children with congenital heart disease such as left hypoplastic heart or tricuspid atresia. It is best to go to hospitals with the most volume and experience in handling this condition, such as a pediatric hospital or hospital with a high volume of pediatric cardiac surgeries. ...Read more

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If a surgeon can realign the eyes surgically, is it possible the brain will fix residual problems between the two eyes? I'm looking at a 2nd surgery.

If a surgeon can realign the eyes surgically, is it possible the brain will fix residual problems between the two eyes?  I'm looking at a 2nd surgery.

Get 2nd opinion: If you've had strabismus surgery already, and there are still double vision uncorrected by glasses with prisms, then you need a second opinion before undergoing another surgery.In children, it's easier for the brain to self correct after strabismus surgery, more than adults. However, there's been some success with Botox used in kids in place of surgery. See if that's an option 4 u r not as a thot. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a 2 year old having an open heart surgery to fix asd vsd and double right chamber?

What is the recovery time for a 2 year old having an open heart surgery to fix asd vsd and double right chamber?

Variable: If all goes well, one week at most in the hospital, and about six weeks to resume many normal activities. Of course some cases are complex and these guidelines would not apply. Ask your child's cardiologists or surgeon what they anticipate. ...Read more

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What is the operation procedure for a trapped nerve in the elbow ?

What is the operation procedure for a trapped nerve in the elbow ?

2 types: One is to open the cubital tunnel which is a tunnel running behind the elbow, of which 3 sides are bone and the "roof" is a ligament. Opening this ligament may decompress ulnar nerve enough to reduce symptoms. The other approach is to relocate the nerve from the tunnel to the anterior aspect of the elbos, a more extensive procedure. Success rate is high but not 100%. ...Read more

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If your ECG says right axis deviation is this a hypertrophy of the right ventricle or dilatation? Or is both possible?

If your ECG says right axis deviation is this a hypertrophy of the right ventricle or dilatation? Or is both possible?

Neither or both: RAD occurs due to RV pressure or volume overload which can be acute or chronic. Long term pressure overload will eventually lead to RVH. Long term volume overload will eventually lead to dilation. But you can have RAD acutely with neither. An example of that is acute pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a bypass surgery that is done to the heart?

Could you explain what is a bypass surgery that is done to the heart?

Bypass surgery: ... Uses blood vessels from your body, like veins from your leg or arteries from your chest or arms, to route blood around blockages in the arteries that distribute blood to your heart (so the blockage is "bypassed"). Your doctor can go into more detail. ...Read more

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When a permanent irriversible ileostomy surgery is performed, does it matter what side the ostomy site is placed? (Left or Right lower quadrant)

When a permanent irriversible ileostomy surgery is performed, does it matter what side the ostomy site is placed? (Left or Right  lower quadrant)

No it doesn't matter: And ileostomy is usually placed in the right lower quadrant or lower midline because that is where the bowel most easily comes up to the skin. ...Read more

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I have blocked fallopian tubes at the end is there surgery to correct this if so what is the name of the surgery?

I have blocked fallopian tubes at the end is there surgery to correct this if so what is the name of the surgery?

Several surgeries: There are several surgical techniques that can be done to open fallopian tubes. Sometimes it is best to proceed directly to in vitro fertilization. Each case must be analyzed individually. Some of the surgeries are tubal cannulation, Fimbrioplasty, salpingostomy, tubal reanastomosis and others. ...Read more

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What is the procedure behind a hand transplant?

What is the procedure behind a hand transplant?

Replace from cadaver: One takes the missing part from a donor and plates the bones, repairs the tendons and nerves form the donor to the recipient and anastomoses the arteries and veins and then closes the skin. Different types of rejection therapies are given. ...Read more