dextrocardia

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dextrocardia

(ˌdɛkstrəʊˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Anatomy) med the abnormal location of the heart in the right side of the chest
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Noun1.dextrocardia - abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Translations
dextrocardie
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She was worked up at other hospital and labelled as isolated dextrocardia and previous echo was reported to be normal.
Some anesthetic considerations of isolated dextrocardia include placing defibrillation paddles in reverse in case of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Verma et al (6) used levo phase pulmonary angiography for IAS delineation in a patient with isolated dextrocardia and normal atrial situs.

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