Landeck Bruce, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Transposition of the great vessels

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has transposition of the great vessels? What are the typical findings for this disease? Transposition of the great vessels, also called TGV, typically presents in the neonatal period. It is sometimes also called transposition of the great arteries, or TGA. Often it is…

Pulmonic stenosis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pulmonic stenosis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pulmonic stenosis can present in many ways depending on disease severity, but the majority of patients are asymptomatic. The most common finding is a systolic murmur on routine exam. Dyspnea on exertion…

Ventricular Septal Defects

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a ventricular septal defect? What are the typical findings for this disease? The most common symptoms associated with large ventricular septal defects are caused by increased pulmonary blood flow, which then leads to congestive heart failure. These symptoms include tachypnea, respiratory distress,…

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