Truncus

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Trun´cus


n.1.(Zool.) The thorax of an insect. See Trunk, n., 5.
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In the second procedure, more complicated but a successful one, a septuagenarian was suffering from truncus arteriosus, the leading cardiac catheterization consultant said.
Natasha Halkett's four-monthold daughter Layla died in July 2012 as a result of truncus arteriosus type II, a congenital heart defect which occurs in fewer than one in every 10,000 births.
Aortopulmonary window is caused by the failure to fuse of the two opposing conotruncal ridges that are responsible for separating the truncus arteriosus into the aorta and pulmonary artery.
Millie was born with truncus arteriosus, an uncommon condition that creates a large hole between the two pumping chambers of the heart.
He was diagnosed with a condition called Truncus Arteriosus as a baby, which means he has two major blood vessels to his lungs and body fused together but no main heart artery.
CryoPatch is indicated for the repair or reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT), a surgery commonly performed in children with congenital heart defects, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, and Pulmonary Atresia.
In the past, this anomaly was termed pseudotruncus or truncus arteriosus type 4.
The most common cardiac defects in DGS include truncus arteriosus, interrupted aortic arch and tetralogy of fallot (14).
Taylor--born in 2000 with truncus arteriosus, a large ventricular septal defect--has had two open-heart surgeries and will need additional operations in the future.
Then, just days old, they were diagnosed with truncus arteriosus - when only one artery, instead of two, pumps blood from the heart.
Leah and Gabrielle had truncus arteriosus ( which creates a large hole between the two pumping chambers of the heart.