Truncus

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Trun´cus


n.1.(Zool.) The thorax of an insect. See Trunk, n., 5.
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Complex CHD may be present in up to 18% of patients which include mitral valve prolapse, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, endocardial cushion defect, coarctation of aorta, patent ductus arteriosus, pulmonary hypertension, Tetrology of Fallot, (5) double outlet right ventricle, (6) truncus arteriosus, and total anomalous pulmonary venous return.
Maternal diabetes and cardiovascular malformations: predominance of double outlet right ventricle and truncus arteriosus.
The number of days with temperature [greater than or equal to] 30[degrees]C was not significantly associated with any specific critical heart defect in adjusted models, however prevalence was low and positive associations tended to be present with transposition of the great vessels, truncus arteriosus and coarctation of the aorta (Figure 2).
Anesthetic management of a schoolboy with uncorrected truncus arteriosus type I, and severe pulmonary hypertension undergoing repair of congenital dislocation of the knee.
Eiriana was diagnosed with truncus arteriosus while still in the womb - a rare type of heart disease in which a single blood vessel comes out of the right and left ventricles instead of the normal two vessels.
defects characterized by left-to-right shunt, such as ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, truncus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defects); (2) pressure overload involving the left ventricle (i.
Kay, "Persistent truncus arteriosus in a cat," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.
Complex congenital heart disease was found in seven patients including pulmonary atresia, interrupted aortic arch, transposition of the great arteries, and persistent truncus arteriosus.
In the second procedure, more complicated but a successful one, a septuagenarian was suffering from truncus arteriosus, the leading cardiac catheterization consultant said.
When analyzed by preoperative diagnoses the data revealed that children with a single ventricle undergoing banding had a significantly lower 30-day mortality rate of 12% as compared to other preoperative diagnoses including atrioventricular canal truncus arteriosus and ventricular septal defect (VSD) at 30%.
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.
The transitional region where the ventricle narrowed down to join the truncus arteriosus was the conus.