Dictionary: Left Atriumenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-dictionary-enHD-AR2.gifThe left atrium receives blood full of oxygen from the lungs and then empties the blood into the left ventricle.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 procedure07/06/201807/09/201807/09/201888f9ce26-eba1-416b-831a-e74d8e70decchttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-left-atrium.html/<p><strong>Left atrium:</strong>&nbsp;one of the four chambers of the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/heart.html/">heart</a>. The left atrium receives blood full of oxygen from the lungs and then empties the blood into the <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-left-ventricle.html/">left ventricle</a>.</p> <p><img class="right" title="" src="https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/illustrations/aorticStenEstab_433x259_enIL.png" alt="Illustration: Healthy Heart" /></p>Diccionario: Aurícula izquierda Aurícula izquierda: una de las cuatro cavidades del corazón. La aurícula izquierda recibe sangre rica en oxígeno procedente de los pulmones y vacía la sangre en el ventrículo izquierdo.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/dictionary-left-atrium-esp.html/6f29b613-675b-467b-8fc3-61f6c0da5cce
Dictionary: AortaThe aorta is the major blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the rest of the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-aorta.html/f36bcb28-a142-45c0-b596-b7e20b6842af
Dictionary: Blalock-Taussig (BT) shuntA Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt is a small, soft tube that lets blood in the body be redirected.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-blalock.html/6c0d7bde-c45f-499a-8737-1f871c81c1b5
Dictionary: Blood PressureBlood pressure is a measurement that tells how hard the heart is pumping to move blood through the blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-blood-pressure.html/b7911722-339d-4710-a3fc-37dfcd8d854d
Dictionary: Heart TransplantA heart transplant is a surgery where doctors remove a person's sick heart and replace it with a healthy donor heart. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-heart-transplant.html/721cceaa-c821-4707-9db9-25e938ef1a71
Dictionary: Inferior Vena CavaThe inferior vena cava is the large vein that returns blood from the legs and abdomen to the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-ivc.html/a1111704-bc81-488d-9180-026a7161f04a
Dictionary: Interstage PeriodBabies with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) need three surgeries. The time between the first and second surgeries is called the interstage period.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-interstage.html/70604cc3-ab15-47d4-b298-a17185098756
Dictionary: Left VentricleThe left ventricle pumps blood full of oxygen out to the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-left-ventricle.html/1402c648-119e-4c91-b2b5-77ebbfa0cd86
Dictionary: Open-Heart SurgeryOpen-heart surgery is surgery that involves opening the chest and heart. A heart-lung machine does the work for the heart and lungs during the procedure.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-open-heart.html/f84064bd-d284-4021-a25d-751911e8294e
Dictionary: Sano shuntA Sano shunt is a small, soft tube that lets blood in the body be redirected.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-sano.html/eb6ef918-6a38-4ee3-b0a7-b1bc93097c27
Dictionary: Single Ventricle DefectHaving a single ventricle means that only one of the heart's two ventricles (pumping chambers) works well enough to pump blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-single-vent-defect.html/2dcaa186-9381-40c7-98f6-51f08af8d326
Dictionary: Superior Vena CavaThe superior vena cava is the large vein that returns blood from the head and arms to the heart. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dictionary-svc.html/cc3e58ad-c12d-42ef-a9be-913c1093a3ac
Heart and Circulatory SystemThe heart and circulatory system are our body's lifeline, delivering blood to the body's tissues. Brush up on your ticker with this body basics article.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/heart.html/52398b6a-54a6-4272-a569-42ed5b12aeac
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
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