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Pulmonary stenosisPPulmonary stenosisPulmonary stenosisEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00Z10.700000000000041.7000000000000271.000000000000Flat 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> <figure class="asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Normal heart</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Hearts_CHD/Normal_Heart_CHD.jpg" alt="Normal heart showing placement of the atria, ventricles, aorta, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, pulmonary artery and pulmonary veins" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The heart has two upper (receiving) and two lower (pumping) chambers. Blood flows into the upper chambers (the right atrium and the left atrium). The lower chambers (the right and left ventricles) pump blood out of the heart. The heart valves open and close to keep blood flowing in the correct direction. </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="asset-c-80"> <span class="asset-image-title">Pulmonary stenosis</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Hearts_CHD/Pulmonary_stenosis.jpg" alt="Heart with thickened and narrowed pulmonary valve and thickened right ventricle" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Pulmonary stenosis is when the pulmonary valve is narrowed and thickened, making it unable to open completely. The right ventricle has to work harder to pump blood across the narrowed, obstructed valve, which makes the right ventricle become thickened.</figcaption> </figure><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+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00Z12.000000000000038.0000000000000223.000000000000Flat 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+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00Z10.700000000000041.7000000000000271.000000000000Flat 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> <figure class="asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Normal heart</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Hearts_CHD/Normal_Heart_CHD.jpg" alt="Normal heart showing placement of the atria, ventricles, aorta, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, pulmonary artery and pulmonary veins" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The heart has two upper (receiving) and two lower (pumping) chambers. Blood flows into the upper chambers (the right atrium and the left atrium). The lower chambers (the right and left ventricles) pump blood out of the heart. The heart valves open and close to keep blood flowing in the correct direction. </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="asset-c-80"> <span class="asset-image-title">Pulmonary stenosis</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Hearts_CHD/Pulmonary_stenosis.jpg" alt="Heart with thickened and narrowed pulmonary valve and thickened right ventricle" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Pulmonary stenosis is when the pulmonary valve is narrowed and thickened, making it unable to open completely. The right ventricle has to work harder to pump blood across the narrowed, obstructed valve, which makes the right ventricle become thickened.</figcaption> </figure><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><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 that stretches 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 stenosisFalse

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