levocardia


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le·vo·car·di·a

n. levocardia, transposición de las vísceras abdominales y conservación de la posición normal del corazón en el lado izquierdo del tórax.
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People with the condition known as situs inversus with levocardia often have life-threatening cardiac ailments and other abnormalities, according to Oregon Health & Science University.
People with the condition, known as situs inversus with levocardia, often have life-threatening cardiac ailments and other abnormalities, according to Oregon Health & Science University.
Echocardiography showed situs solitus, levocardia, single ventricle physiology, inverted ventricles, hypoplastic right ventricle, pulmonary artery from left ventricle with bulboventricular foramen stenosis, PV gradient of 57/25 mmHg and normal left ventricular function.
[13] One patient was reported by Adetayo and Martin [15] with a Tessier number 30 cleft concomitant with levocardia, ventricular septal defect, a patent foramen ovale, double outlet right ventricle, intestinal malrotation, and bilateral undescended testicles.
SI has two different presentations: SI with dextrocardia and SI with levocardia. SI with dextrocardia is more common than the other type, and is also known as "situs inversus totalis." CHD is observed in 3%-5% of patients with SI with dextrocardia and all patients affected with SI with levocardia.
Echocardiogram revealed situs ambiguous, levocardia, interrupted inferior vena cava (IVC), dilated coronary sinus with Left superior vena cava (LSVC), all Pulmonary veins draining via an ascending vein to right superior vena cava (RSVC), dilated RA + RV and Rt to Lt shunting across unrestricted ASD.
Caso 2: Neonato masculino producto de madre de 24 anos, primigesta, embarazo simple pretermino, mal controlado, ultrasonido prenatal con levocardia, agenesia renal derecha y oligoamnios severo, obtenido por cesarea.
Other variations include situs inversus incompletus or situs inversus with levocardia where the heart remains on the left side.
These types can occur in situs solitus, situs inversus or asplenia syndrome,1,3 levocardia or dextrocardia.