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Whats The Vertebral Level Of Right Atrium
Tricuspid Valve leak: The right atrium is 'the first chamber' of the heart where blood collects from the entire body. Blood then travels from the right atrium to the right ventricle through the 'tricuspid' valve. If there is any backflow of blood back through the tricuspid valve then that would cause the right atrium to enlarge. Since the enlargement is only mild then the valve insufficiency (leak) is probably mild. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: The fact that is "minor" is in your favor; however, to answer your question, we need a DIAGNOSIS (not just a finding). Dilation of the right atrium occurs for various reasons - pulmonic valve stenosis, tricuspid/pulmonary regurgitation (TR/PR), atrial septal defect (ASD), pulmonary hypertension (PAH). Some of these conditions are treatable (ASD); others don't need treatment (TR); PAH is progressiv ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me how the dlood entering the right atrium differ fom the blood entering the left atrium?
Circulation of blood: Heart is a pump,that works non stop,to keep you alive,and is divide in two sections,rt,.and left,all your activities and production of. Carbon dioxide,is carried by veins,transported to rt. atrium,to rt ventricle,thence to lungs,which exchanges co2 for oxygen,and from lungs taken to left atrium,ventricle and to the rest of body,this cycle goes on, ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the cause and the size of the chambers. ...Read more
How is an emboli able to traverse a patent foramen ovale if the net flow of blood is from left to right atrium?
Possible: The heart is a pump and a dynamic process. The net pressure is from high to low. But invariably with activity motion and changing in position the flow can switch transiently. If a clot is in the flow at that time then it can become an arterial emboli with all its consequences. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just been told I have minor dilated right atrium can I go on a plane with this? I also have mobitz type 1. So scared to go on holiday in 9 days
Cardiologist: Both mild right atrial enlargement and mobitz 1 second degree AV block shouldn't disqualify you from flying or participating in physical activities if you have no symptoms unless your heart rate is abnormally slow when exercising. A treadmill stress test or Holter monitor could determine exercise tolerance. A cardiologist who is familiar with all your findings is best qualified to advise you ...Read more
Echo report shows minor dilated right atrium so waiting to see cardiologist again in 3 weeks. So scared of dying will this kill me ?
Relax: In mild cases, no treatment may be necessary, but when severe, hospitalization may be necessary. Medications that may be used include antibiotics, diuretics, beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, digoxin, anticoagulants, nitrates, calcium channel blockers and angiotensin receptor blockers. Some patients may require surgery, such as mitral valve replacement or repair. ...Read more
Abnormal shunt left to right atrium suggestive small atrial septal defect can this make the shunt also go right to left if so is it dangerous?
If RA>LA pressure: Shunt flow will direct from the higher pressure chamber to the lower pressure one. This usually results in left to right shunting across an asd. Over time, as flow into RA is increased, a corresponding increase in pulmonary blood flow will lead to pulmonary hypertension. The subsequent rise in right sided pressures will lead to reverse shunting (r to l) with cyanosis (eisenmenger). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can both tricuspid valve stenosis and tricuspid regurgitation result in hypertrophy in the right atrium?
Sort of: The right atrium tends to enlarge somewhat with both conditions; it is more so with tricuspid stenosis. Technically though it is an enlargement, not a hypertrophy (which means muscular thickening). Ra enlargement with tr would imply either severe tr or very elevated pulmonary resistance pressures. ...Read more
Can you please tell me about the heart valve that is located between the right atrium and right ventricle?
Tricuspid valve: You refer to the tricuspid valve.Get a more detailed answer ›
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