tricuspid atresia


tricuspid atresia
a rare form of congenital heart disease in which there is no communication between the right atrium and the right ventricle. Affected babies present with cyanosis, breathlessness, particularly on feeding, and failure to thrive. Diagnosis is by echocardiography. Treatment involves surgical intervention, but the prognosis is often poor.

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  • Tricuspid atresia — Infobox Disease Name = Tricuspid atresia Caption = Anterior (frontal) view of the opened heart. White arrows indicate normal blood flow. (Tricuspid valve labeled at bottom left.) DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|Q|22|4|q|20 ICD9 = ICD9|746.1 ICDO =… …   Wikipedia

  • tricuspid atresia — a rare form of congenital heart disease in which there is no communication between the right atrium and the right ventricle. Affected babies present with cyanosis, breathlessness, particularly on feeding, and failure to thrive. Diagnosis is by… …   Medical dictionary

  • Atresia — is a condition in which a body orifice or passage in the body is abnormally closed or absent. Examples of atresia include:* Anorectal atresia malformation of the opening between the rectum and anus. * Aural atresia (see Microtia) a congenital… …   Wikipedia

  • Atresia — Absence of a normal opening or failure of a structure to be tubular. Atresia can affect many structures in the body, including: {{}}Anal atresia congenital absence of a hole at the bottom end of the intestine. Also called imperforate anus. Aortic …   Medical dictionary

  • Tricuspid valve stenosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 13353 ICD10 = ICD10|I|07|0|i|05, ICD10|I|36|0|i|30, ICD10|Q|22|4|q|20 ICD9 = ICD9|397.0, ICD9|746.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2315 MeshID = D014264… …   Wikipedia

  • atresia — n. 1) congenital absence or abnormal narrowing of a body opening. See: biliary atresia, duodenal atresia, tricuspid atresia 2) the degenerative process that affects the majority of ovarian follicles. Usually only one Graafian follicle will… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Атрезия (Atresia) — 1. Врожденное отсутствие или аномальное сужение какого либо отверстия или канала в теле человека. Атрезия желчных протоков (biliary atresia) поражает желчные протоки и вызывает у младенцев развитие обтурационной желтухи; если вовремя не сделать… …   Медицинские термины

  • Pulmonary atresia — Infobox Disease Name = Pulmonary atresia Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|Q|25|5|q|20 ICD9 = ICD9|747.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001091 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 2526 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ped|2898 MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

  • АТРЕЗИЯ — (atresia) 1. Врожденное отсутствие или аномальное сужение какого либо отверстия или канала в теле человека. Атрезия желчных протоков (biliary atresia) поражает желчные протоки и вызывает у младенцев развитие обтурационной желтухи; если вовремя не …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Congenital heart defect — Classification and external resources The normal structure of the heart (left) in comparison to two common locations for a ventricular septal defect (right), the most common form of congenital heart defect.[1] …   Wikipedia