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Levocardia Summary

Description: Congenital abnormalities in which the HEART is in the normal position (levocardia) in the left side of the chest but some or all of the THORAX or ABDOMEN viscera are transposed laterally (SITUS INVERSUS). It is also known as situs inversus with levocardia, or isolated levocardia. This condition is often associated with severe heart defects and splenic abnormalities such as asplenia or polysplenia.

Also Known As: Isolated Levocardia; Situs Inversus with Levocardia; Levocardia, Isolated

Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Levocardia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lung agenesis : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Complete atrioventricular septal defect : 2 results : IBA
  3. X-linked visceral Heterotaxy : 1 result : IBA
  4. Ivemark syndrome : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Levocardia

  1. Situs Inversus
  2. Tricuspid Atresia
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Ventricular Heart Septal Defects (Ventricular Septal Defect)
  5. Atrial Heart Septal Defects (Atrial Septal Defect)
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Key Therapies for Levocardia

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  1. Blalock-Taussig Procedure : 1 result
  2. Fontan Procedure (Fontan Operation) : 1 result
  3. Pancreaticoduodenectomy : 1 result
  4. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart) : 1 result
  5. Stents : 1 result
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