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). 

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...

ASE Releases Guidelines for Transesophageal Echo in Congenital Heart Disease
News | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | February 05, 2019

February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a...

SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System Cleared for Pediatric and Small Donor Hearts
Technology | Cardiovascular Surgery | February 01, 2019

February 1, 2019 — Paragonix Technologies Inc. recently received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Climate Change May Increase Congenital Heart Defects
News | Congenital Heart | January 30, 2019

January 30, 2019 — Rising temperatures stemming from global climate change may increase the number of infants born...

This is 3-D blood flow view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software. #RSNA18 #RSNA #RSNA2018

This is a 3-D view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software.

Feature | RSNA | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Many of the latest advances in cardiovascular imaging technologies are unveiled each year at the...

FDA Approves Abbott's Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
News | Structural Heart Occluders | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 — Abbott announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Amplatzer Piccolo...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | December 12, 2018

This is an example of the new Fetal HQ heart and vascular software from GE Healthcare for fetal ultrasound. The...

VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children's Commercialize Real-Time Acute Kidney Injury Tracking
News | Contrast Media | November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 — VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center recently announced a collaboration...

Videos | Congenital Heart | November 01, 2018

Example of GE Healthcare’s FetalHQ software for the ultrasound imaging of fetal hearts. The new tool runs on GE...

Cardiac Ultrasound Software Streamlines Fetal Heart Exams
Feature | Congenital Heart | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — At 18 weeks, a baby’s heart is the size of an olive and beating about 150 times per minute....

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 (...

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