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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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html) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , hypoplastic left heart syndrome involves the malformation of the left side of the heart and prevents normal blood flow.
For the clinic "Internal Medicine, Heart and Circulatory Diseases" of the medius Kliniken Kirchheim a complete left heart catheter measuring station (LHKM) is published.
Principal Investigator Sitaram Emani of Boston Children's said injecting the MPCs into the hypoplastic left ventricle as an adjunct to surgical rehabilitation of the left heart has some intriguing benefits.
About one in 5,000 babies are born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Acute LV distension is a recognised complication of VA ECMO (4) and is caused by blood returning to the left heart in the absence of LV ejection.
PAH is either idiopathic or occurs in association with various conditions such as connective tissue diseases, HIV infection, portal hypertension, chronic hypoxic pulmonary disease, left heart disease, and left-to-right congenital shunts.
The landmark study provides important insights into some of the most prevalent forms of congenital heart defects in humans, including ventricular septal defects and potentially hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a uniformly fatal heart abnormality.
In his letter, eight-year-old Matthew, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, says: "She holds my hand when I go into hospital and this makes me feel safe and happy.
The most expensive birth defect as far as hospitalization charges is hypoplastic left heart syndrome, in which a baby is born with small or no left chambers of the heart.
The battling toddler has the rare condition hypoplastic left heart, where one side of the organ does not form properly.
Dr Milind Chaudhari [corr] said the procedure involved removing a long "tunnel" running through the centre of her left heart pumping chamber.
Fetuses with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and normal chromosomes are unlikely to die in utero, according to a retrospective study of 176 fetuses diagnosed prenatally with the disorder.