Dictionary: Blalock-Taussig (BT) shuntenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-dictionary-enHD-AR2.gifA Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt is a small, soft tube that lets blood in the body be redirected.hypoplastic left heart syndrome, HLHS, heart defect, atrial septal defect, ASD, patent ductus arteriosus, PDA, left side of the heart, heart conditions, cardiology, cardiologist, heart transplants, hypoplastic, left heart, ductus arteriosus, foramen ovale, ventricles, valves, heart surgery, mitral valve , aortic valve, prostaglandin, norwood, Norwood procedure, Glenn, Glenn shunt operation, Fontan, Fontan operation, hypoplastic left heart syndrome surgery, single ventricle, single ventricle defect, hybrid procedure07/03/201807/05/201807/05/20186c0d7bde-c45f-499a-8737-1f871c81c1b5https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-blalock.html/<p><strong>Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt:</strong> a Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt is a small, soft tube that lets blood in the body be redirected.</p> <p><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/heart.html/">Heart</a> surgeons use Blalock-Taussig shunts to connect the subclavian artery (a smaller artery that comes off of the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-aorta.html/">aorta</a>) to the pulmonary artery. This helps increase blood flow to the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/lungs.html/">lungs</a>.</p>Diccionario: Derivación Blalock-TaussigUna derivación Blalock-Taussig es un tubito pequeño y blando que permite redirigir la sangre dentro del cuerpo.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/dictionary-blalock-esp.html/e1675db1-579a-4e8b-9e79-73afae05b3e8
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a birth defect of a baby’s heart. The left side of the heart doesn’t grow as it should, making it smaller and weaker than normal. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hypoplastic-heart.html/3f36bb72-0bef-42bc-b6de-c0fddf263c16
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Surgery: The Fontan ProcedureThe Fontan procedure is open-heart surgery done as the third of three surgeries to treat hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fontan.html/19701e72-135a-4174-b6c1-2e2e9d7f7615
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Surgery: The Glenn ProcedureThe Glenn procedure is open-heart surgery done as the second of three surgeries to treat hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/glenn.html/43b5992f-8492-46f7-9d8c-8cb1088e77e4
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Surgery: The Norwood ProcedureThe Norwood procedure is open-heart surgery done as the first of three surgeries to treat hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/norwood.html/b9a1a335-9967-4011-8409-224e3a7b7597
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