Congenital Heart

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA, Frank Ing, 3-D printed model, pulmonary artery

Pediatric interventional cardiologist Frank Ing, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiology and co-director of the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Feature | 3-D Printing | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — When Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologists found evidence that a portion of Nate Yamane’...

pregnant women, congenital heart disease, new recommendations, Circulation journal, UCLA
News | Womens Healthcare | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — New recommendations for healthcare providers, published in the American Heart Association...

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, first implementation
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — Doctors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have implemented the first U.S. Food and Drug...

Videos | 3-D Printing | February 09, 2017

When a pediatric patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles needed a custom-build stent to repair his pulmonary...

Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, Baylor Heart and Vascular Services, Fort Worth, Texas, first patients
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Fort Worth in November became the first program in Texas to...

Jaheim Whigham, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Syncardia 50cc Total Artificial Heart, youngest patient

At 11 years old, Jaheim Whigham (center) is the youngest and smallest patient to receive the 50cc SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. (Photo: Jan Terry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago)

News | Congenital Heart | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — To save the life of an 11-year-old boy, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago...

congenital heart disease, CHSD, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, public reporting, parent preferences
News | Congenital Heart | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — Survival statistics, surgeon-specific experience and complication rates are the types of...

NCDR, ACC, JACC, American College of Cardiology, national trends, heart disease treatments, trends in cardiovascular care
News | Cath Lab | January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017 — Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended...

3-D echocardiography, ASE/EACVI guidelines, congenital heart disease, CHD, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — A new document from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the American...

extremely premature newborns, patent ductus arteriosus, PDA, hole in the heart, nonsurgical repair, catheter-based intervention
News | Congenital Heart | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A new minimally invasive technique for repairing the most common...

TeraRecon, WhiteClouds, 3-D printing, 3D Print Packs, RSNA 2016
Technology | 3-D Printing | November 16, 2016

November 16, 2016 — TeraRecon, together with full-color 3-D printing cloud provider WhiteClouds, announced new...

RESPECT trial, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, TCT 2016
News | Structural Heart Occluders | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the long-term data from RESPECT, a landmark trial, during a First...

St. Jude Medical, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, FDA approval, U.S. launch
Technology | Structural Heart Occluders | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

CHOP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, prenatal heart surgery, tumor removal, intrapericardial teratoma

Tucker Roussin, 3, is the first survivor of fetal surgery for a life-threatening tumor connected to his heart. Fetal medicine experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia successfully removed this tumor. Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

News | Congenital Heart | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — For the first time, fetal medicine experts have performed prenatal...

St. Jude Medical, ADO II AS trial, congenital heart disease, PDA, Amplatzer Duct Occluder II AS
News | Congenital Heart | October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the ADO II AS (AMPLATZER Duct Occluder II...

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