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New 3-D Stress Map Of Developing Embryonic Heart Shows Why Defects Form
2012-10-31 13:02:49

Forces inside the beating heart of a human embryo help determine health of a baby's heart: New 3-D images map these important forces

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More than 152 Zoloft Lawsuits Pending in U.S District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Allege Zoloft Caused Birth Defects when Ingested by Pregnant Women. Melville,


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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