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Youngest Heart Recipient at St. Louis Children's Hospital Celebrates 30 Years With Donor Heart

Brett Myers celebrates a huge milestone at the same time St. Louis Children's Hospital also marks an important achievement. ...

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Your Daughter’s First Gynecology Visit | What to Expect

When should you schedule your daughter’s first gynecology visit? What should you expect during this first appointment? In this video, ...

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Medical Animations: Appendectomy

An inflamed appendix is usually surgically removed during an emergency procedure called an appendectomy. Delay in treatment could cause the ...

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Medical Animations: Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Surgery

A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a type of atrial septal defect. It is a small hole that remains open ...

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Medical Animations: Ventricular Septal Defect

A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a congenital heart defect where there is an opening in the septum between the ...

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Medical Animations: Patent Ductus Arteriosus

The ductus arteriosus is a normal structure in the fetal circulatory system that allows blood to bypass the fetal lungs, ...

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Medical Animations: Patent Foramen Ovale

The foramen ovale is a natural opening that exists between the right and left atria in the fetal circulatory system. ...

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Medical Animations: Fetal Circulation - Placental Blood Supply and Capillary Exchange

Within the umbilical cord, the umbilical vein carries oxygen and nutrients from the placenta to the fetus. The umbilical arteries ...

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Medical Animations: Fetal Circulation - Foramen Ovale and Ductus Arteriosus

As in an adult heart, the prenatal heart develops four chambers and four valves. But because the fetal lungs will ...