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Levocardia

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)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

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)

Experts

1. Kang, Hyun: 1 article (12/2014)
2. Lim, Han-Ki: 1 article (12/2014)
3. Choi, Yoo Shin: 1 article (12/2014)
4. Lee, Seung Eun: 1 article (12/2014)
5. Prachasilchai, Pimpak: 1 article (06/2014)
6. Sangtawesin, Chaisit: 1 article (06/2014)
7. Promphan, Worakan: 1 article (06/2014)
8. Layangool, Thanarat: 1 article (06/2014)
9. Kirawittaya, Tawatchai: 1 article (06/2014)
10. Kojaranjit, Vichao: 1 article (06/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Levocardia:
1. Lung agenesisIBA
2. Complete atrioventricular septal defectIBA
3. X-linked visceral HeterotaxyIBA
4. Ivemark syndromeIBA

Therapies and Procedures

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