Learn About Double Discordia

What is the definition of Double Discordia?
Double discordia, also known as atrio-ventricular and ventriculo-arterial double discordia, is a rare congenital disorder of the heart and great arteries in which the right atrium is connected to the left ventricle and the left atrium is connected to the right ventricle. The great arteries may be transposed, and the ventricles of the heart are also inverted.
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What are the symptoms of Double Discordia?
Symptoms of double discordia may include cyanosis (bluish skin and lip color), tachycardia (rapid heartbeat), hepatomegaly (enlarged liver), tachypnoea (rapid breathing), heart murmur, diaphoresis (excessive sweating), failure to thrive syndrome, tricuspid valve regurgitation, congestive heart failure, and impaired ventricular function.
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What are the current treatments for Double Discordia?
Treatment for double discordia may include cardiac surgery to correct the congenital defects and the drugs, tadalafil and phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
Who are the top Double Discordia Local Doctors?
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Fuwai Hospital

Beijing, CN 

Kai Ma is in Beijing, China. Ma is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Double Discordia. They are also highly rated in 13 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Double Discordia, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Subpulmonary Stenosis, and Tricuspid Regurgitation.

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Division Of Cardiology

Warsaw, MZ, PL 

Ewa Kowalik is in Warsaw, Poland. Kowalik is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Double Discordia. She is also highly rated in 4 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Double Discordia, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Congenital Heart Disease, and Tricuspid Regurgitation.

 
 
 
 
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Froedtert Hospital

Milwaukee, WI 

Viktor Hraska is a Thoracic Surgeon and a General Surgeon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Hraska is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Double Discordia. He is also highly rated in 14 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Double Discordia, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Congenital Mitral Malformation, and Ventricular Septal Defects. He is licensed to treat patients in Wisconsin. Dr. Hraska is currently accepting new patients.

What are the latest Double Discordia Clinical Trials?
Percutaneous Edge To Edge Repair for the Treatment of Severe Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation in High-surgical Risk Patients With Systemic Right Ventricle : a Multicentric French Cohort.
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Effect of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibition With Tadalafil on SystEmic Right VEntricular Size and Function - a Multi-center, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial - SERVE Trial
What are the Latest Advances for Double Discordia?
Conventional Repair of an Intraoperatively Diagnosed Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries in an Adult.
Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA).
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A rare case report: tricuspid valve prolapse due to spontaneous chordae rupture in a congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries patient.