Pulmonary stenosisPPulmonary stenosisPulmonary stenosisEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000038.0000000000000223.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about pulmonary stenosis. This condition involves the pulmonary valve being unable to open completely. This results in constricted blood flow.</p><p>With pulmonary stenosis, the pulmonary valve is unable to open completely, so the blood flowing from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery is constricted. “Stenosis” refers to the narrowing of a passageway. The constriction means that it is difficult for the right ventricle to pump the blood through the narrowing. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> With pulmonary stenosis, the pulmonary valve may be only slightly narrowed, needing no treatment, or severely narrowed, needing treatment once the problem is diagnosed.</li> <li> Babies often have no symptoms, while in severe cases, children may have cyanosis and congestive heart failure.</li></ul>
Sténose pulmonaireSSténose pulmonairePulmonary StenosisFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000038.0000000000000223.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Informez-vous sur la sténose pulmonaire. Ce trouble fait en sorte que la valvule pulmonaire est incapable de se fermer complètement. Cela entraîne une circulation du sang restreinte.</p><p>La sténose pulmonaire empêche la valvule pulmonaire de s'ouvrir complètement, alors le sang circulant du ventricule droit à l'artère pulmonaire est restreint. « Sténose » fait référence au rétrécissement d'une voie. Le resserrement signifie qu'il est difficile pour le ventricule droit de pomper le sang dans la voie rétrécie. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> La valvule peut être seulement légèrement rétrécie, ce qui ne nécessite aucun traitement, ou très rétrécie, ce qui nécessite des traitements une fois le problème diagnostiqué. </li> <li> Les bébés atteints de cette anomalie ne présentent souvent aucun symptôme, mais dans les cas graves, ils peuvent avoir une cyanose et une insuffisance cardiaque.</li></ul>

 

 

Pulmonary stenosis1619.00000000000Pulmonary stenosisPulmonary stenosisPEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC12.000000000000038.0000000000000223.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about pulmonary stenosis. This condition involves the pulmonary valve being unable to open completely. This results in constricted blood flow.</p><p>With pulmonary stenosis, the pulmonary valve is unable to open completely, so the blood flowing from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery is constricted. “Stenosis” refers to the narrowing of a passageway. The constriction means that it is difficult for the right ventricle to pump the blood through the narrowing. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> With pulmonary stenosis, the pulmonary valve may be only slightly narrowed, needing no treatment, or severely narrowed, needing treatment once the problem is diagnosed.</li> <li> Babies often have no symptoms, while in severe cases, children may have cyanosis and congestive heart failure.</li></ul><p>Pulmonary stenosis has been found in 8% to 10% of patients with congenital heart disease. </p> <figure class="swf-asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Pulmonary stenosis</span><div class="asset-animation"> src="https://akhpub.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/swfanimations/swf.html?swffile=Pulmonary_stenosis_MED_ANI_EN.swf" </div> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The pulmonary valve is narrowed, making it unable to open completely. The right ventricle has trouble pumping the blood through the narrow opening, so the lungs receive less deoxygenated blood than they should.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>What are the symptoms of pulmonary stenosis?</h2><p>In cases with severe narrowing, children may develop cyanosis and congestive heart failure. Babies who have this defect often show no symptoms, but will have a heart murmur. </p><p>An electrocardiogram, an echocardiogram, and a chest X-ray may be done to diagnose the condition. </p><h2>How is pulmonary stenosis treated?<br></h2><p>Balloon dilation valvuloplasty may be done to widen the opening. This is a cardiac catheterization procedure thatstretches open the valve. </p><p>Children with more severe symptoms may need to undergo a surgical pulmonary valvotomy. With this procedure, the valve is surgically widened, often with the use of a patch. </p>Pulmonary stenosis

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