Congenital Heart

This Congenital Heart Disease channel includes news and new technology to diagnose, treat and manage congenital heart disease. This includes transposed vessels, tetralogy of Fallot, pediatric cardiomyopathy, pulmonary heart valves, pulmonary atresia, patent foramen ovale (PFO),  atrial septal defect (ASD) and ventricular septal defect (VSD). 

St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center Perform Rare Infant Heart-Lung Transplant

Image courtesy of St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center

News | Congenital Heart | September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 — Five-month-old Jack Palmer is home with his family in Kansas City after undergoing an extremely...

Being Overweight May Change Young Adults' Heart Structure, Function
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018 — Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause...

High Intensity Exercise in Teenagers Could Ward Off Heart Disease

Ultrasound image of the carotid artery. Lines in yellow were used to determine arterial diameter and stretching before and following exercise.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — New research published in...

CHLA/USC Team Designs Novel Micropacemaker

Model of the human heart with microprocessor located in the pericardial sac and attached to the left ventricle. Graphic courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Pacemakers | June 29, 2018

June 28, 2018 — Investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the University of Southern California (...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2018

This is a demonstration of the the Philips TrueVue photo-realistic rendering and lighting source technology. This...

New Research Explores Role of Gene Mutation in Congenital Heart Defects
News | Congenital Heart | June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 — Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene...

Medtronic Shares Two-Year Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Results at SCAI 2018. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony...

Global Study Examines Therapy for Patients with Single-Ventricle Cardiac Defect

Image courtesy of Hayek Medical

News | Congenital Heart | May 02, 2018

May 2, 2018 — Select adult patients born with a single functioning ventricle, and who have undergone a surgical...

Nemours Children's Health System Uses 3-D Printing to Deliver Personalized Care
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 – Nemours Children’s Health System, a Florida-based health system with locations in six states,  is...

FDA Approves Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder for PFO Closure Prevent Recurrent Ischemic Stroke
Technology | Structural Heart Occluders | April 03, 2018

April 3, 2018 — Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen...

Bariatric Surgery May Help Prevent Premature Heart Disease for Severely Obese Teens
News | Congenital Heart | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 — Bariatric surgery is predicted to cut in half the...

Videos | Congenital Heart | March 20, 2018

A discussion with Ami Bhatt, M.D., director of the adult...

Stem Cell Therapy May Offer Treatment for Rare Congenital Cardiac Defect
News | Congenital Heart | February 05, 2018

February 5, 2018 — Children's Hospital Los Angeles announced participation in the first-ever...

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