congenital disease

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for congenital disease

References in periodicals archive ?
Nevertheless, both primary and nonprimary CMV infection during pregnancy are clearly important causes of congenital disease.
Davies said the new analysis of UNOS data, based on transplantations performed from 1995 to 2008, suggests that adult congenital patients have four times the risk of dying within 30 days of surgery compared with adult heart transplant recipients without congenital disease, independently of whether the latter group have a history of surgery that required sternotomy.
The most common congenital disease in the series was a shunt lesion, in 87 women, followed by tetralogy of Fallot in 70, aortic coarctation in 52, and congenital aortic stenosis in 45.
This was partially answered by the Stanley group's finding that a deadly congenital disease, hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia (HHS), is caused by the loss of some of this regulation.
Disruption of the PPO enzyme in humans is rare but is known to cause porphyria, a group of congenital diseases that in one form, known as "variegate porphyria," can cause symptoms that include temporary paralysis of limbs, sensitivity to light, seizures, hallucinations, and other neuropsychiatric problems.
Meanwhile, the first adult congenital heart transplant took place in 1988 and the first patient to receive a lifesaving heart transplant for adult congenital disease was performed in the region.
News & World Report's 2014-15 "America's Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll" and among the Top 10 on Parents magazine's 2013 "Best Children's Hospitals" list, Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing care for infants, children and adolescents as well as adult patients with congenital disease.
Dr Obaid Al Jassim, who heads the DHA cardiology team at Dubai Hospital, said the genetic congenital disease occurred in 0.
Doctors at RAK Hospital conducted a laparoscopic surgery or minimum invasive surgery to treat the young Emirati's condition called Hirschsprung's disease, a congenital disease wherein the large intestine gets blocked due to poor muscle movement in the bowel.
Adam suffers from retinitis pigmentosa, a congenital disease which has robbed him of almost all of his vision.
By studying two of the most commonly mutated pathways in cancer, discerning the mechanism by which they cause congenital disease, and treating two of these disorders with different drugs, we have identified potential therapeutic targets for human disease," said Neel.
However, opponents have argued that there are other alternatives for treatment of infertility and congenital disease besides research on human embryos, and that the government proposal gives greater protection to experimental animals than to human embryos.
Using stem cells grown in the laboratory, a team of scientists from the University of Bonn (Germany) Medical Center, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have successfully transplanted those cells into the nervous systems of ailing rats and arrested the course of a debilitating congenital disease.
Gentry, 48, who uses a wheelchair and has extremely limited vision because of a congenital disease, will be picked up by a friend and driven home.
Full browser ?