Hypoplastic left heart

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Cite this article as: Anders, M. Hypoplastic left heart, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3474Definition: abnormal left heart development resulting in underdevelopment of LV, aortic valve, aorta, mitral valve and aortic arch.

Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency

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Cite this article as: Davis, T. Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2941A 6 year-old boy presents to the emergency department after 5 days of vomiting. He was initially seen by his family doctor and treated for gastroenteritis. However, his vomiting has persisted and he is lethargic and…

Penile problems

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Penile problems, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2922 A 5 year old boy, Kayden, is brought in by  his mother as she is concerned that there is something wrong with his penis – every time he tries to pass urine it balloons in his foreskin and goes…

Arrhythmias

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Cite this article as: Anders, M. Arrhythmias, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3675 Prevalence of postoperative arrhythmia: 15-48% At risk: young age, low body weight, long CPB time, complex surgery, presence of residual defects Prevalence of postoperative arrhythmia is up to 50% Haemodynamic impairment in >50% Aggressive treatment in >50% required Most common…

Atrioventricular septal defect

Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD)

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Cite this article as: Anders, M. Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD), Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3516Definition: atrioventricular septal defect is also known as an endocardial cushion defect (embryological defect of the endocardial cushion).