Blue Baby

  • (noun): An infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart.

Some articles on blue baby, blue:

Vivien Thomas - Blue Baby Syndrome
... fatal four-part heart anomaly called Tetralogy of Fallot (also known as blue baby syndrome, although other cardiac anomalies produce blueness, or cyanosis) ... defect, blood is shunted past the lungs, thus creating oxygen deprivation and a blue pallor ... Thomas was charged with the task of first creating a blue baby-like condition in a dog, and then correcting the condition by means of the pulmonary-to-subclavian anastomosis ...
Blue Baby Syndrome
... Blue baby syndrome (or simply, blue baby) occurs when newborn babies have cyanotic heart defects, such as Persistent Truncus Arteriosus Transposition of the ...
Bluebaby - Tetralogy of Fallot
... The most common cause of blue baby syndrome, and the one which was the subject of the classic "blue baby operation" developed at Johns Hopkins in the 1940s, is Tetralogy of ... The blue baby syndrome known as Tetralogy of Fallot consists of an incomplete wall between the ventricles (known as a ventricular septal defect or VSD) an aorta that sits over this defect ...
Something The Lord Made - Plot Summary
... the heart problem of Tetralogy of Fallot, also known as Blue Baby Syndrome, and in so doing they open the field of heart surgery ... Blalock to come up with a surgical solution for her Blue Babies ... film dramatizes Blalock's and Thomas' fight to save the dying Blue Babies ...

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