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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Summary

Description: A condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (HEART ATRIUM; HEART VENTRICLE), the AORTA, the AORTIC VALVE, and the MITRAL VALVE. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS closes.

Also Known As: Left Heart Hypoplasia Syndrome; Left Heart Syndrome, Hypoplastic

Networked: 747 relevant articles (30 outcomes, 53 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Plastics : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  2. Phenoxybenzamine : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 1
  3. Carbon Dioxide : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  4. Dinoprostone (PGE2) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  5. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  6. Aprotinin (Trasylol) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  7. Coarctation of the aorta : 5 studies in 61 results : IBA
  8. Oxygen : 4 studies in 23 results : IBA
  9. Pulmonary venous return anomaly : 1 study in 22 results : IBA
  10. 12- (4'- azido- 2'- nitrophenoxy)dodecanoyl- coenzyme A : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

  1. Aortic Valve Stenosis (Aortic Stenosis)
  2. Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency (Insufficiency, Tricuspid Valve)
  3. Bronchitis
  4. Tetralogy of Fallot (Fallot Tetralogy)
  5. Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Valve Atresia)
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Key Therapies for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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  1. Norwood Procedures : 9 outcomes 12 studies in 216 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 40 results
  3. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 85 results
  4. Fontan Procedure (Fontan Operation) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 65 results
  5. Blalock-Taussig Procedure : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results
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