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Corpus callosum.

The corpus callosum is a wide, flat bundle of neural fibers beneath the cortex and it connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres, allowing interhemispheric communication. It is the largest white matter … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

TWINS – MOMO

Originally posted on Looking Through a Transducer:
This was a 27 year old lady, with history of consanguinity – 2nd gravida with one live normal child . She had already…

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kawasaki Disease

Originally posted on Notes on Medicine/Surgery:
Background Idiopathic, self-limiting vasculitis predominantly seen in children under 5. More common in Asian populations Still uncommon (8/100,000)- although potentially serious (see complications)…

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Acute Leukaemia

Originally posted on Notes on Medicine/Surgery:
Background and Epidemiology Both are bone marrow malignancies Acute myeloid leukaemia is when cells of myeloid lineage proliferate and replace normal haematopoietic cells.…

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Angioplasty and stent placement – Heart

Originally posted on Heart Surgery:
Angioplasty is a procedure to open narrowed or blocked blood vessels that supply blood to the heart. These blood vessels are called the coronary arteries.…

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arrhythmia Treatment

Originally posted on Heart Surgery:
An arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah) is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slow,…

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Matchmaker Quiz in High School

#Misty-kawy

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ebola outbreak.

  An ongoing epidemic of the Ebola virus disease has spread throughout Guinea and beyond the nation’s borders in West Africa. The outbreak, which began in Guinea in February 2014 … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Acute Coronary Syndromes.

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

About the Ductus Arteriosus (hint: it doesn’t say quack quack)

About the Ductus Arteriosus (hint: it doesn’t say quack quack) When you’re preparing to deliver a HLHS baby, there’s a really good chance you’re going to hear a cardiologist mention … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment