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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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Hansen and colleagues who have investigated the potential benefits of levosimendan treatment for right heart failure secondary to pulmonary hypertension.
The objective visualization and transthoracic echocardiographic recording of the embolization of a free floating right heart clot to the pulmonary vasculature is unique and has never been described from Pakistan.
11) It has been used successfully to treat hydropericardium in a Fischer's lovebird (Agapornis fischeri) and right heart failure in a blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva) and an African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus).
Furthermore, the patients with RV dysfunction had a higher MPAP from RHC and right heart pressure from ECHO.
Doppler echocardiographic assessment of long-term progression of mitral stenosis in 103 patients: valve area and right heart disease.
In patients with COPD involvement of right heart is well documented.
5-8 The common underlying causes are congenital heart diseases, Idiopathic PA hypertension, and, chronic inflammation of PA, right heart endocarditis, amyloidosis and severe atherosclerosis.
The patient continued to embolise to the lungs despite antibiotic therapy, and there was no improvement in the right heart failure.
With the nonspecific clinical presentation of PH in SCD, a higher index of clinical suspicion for PA and right heart failure is needed.
Weighing just 5lb, Tiarna was born with an extremely rare condition hypoplastic right heart syndrome (HRHS), that means she has a blocked heart valve in the artery going to the lungs.
She has hypoplastic right heart syndrome and was also born with no coronary arteries.
Sharney and Gary were told Tiarna would be born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome when she was still in the womb but elected to go through with the pregnancy.