Congenital Heart

Dee Dee Wang runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3D printing lab for its complex structural heart cardiology program.

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3-D printing lab that supports its complex structural heart program.

Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Three-dimensional (3-D) printed anatomic models created from a patient’s computed tomography (CT), magnetic...

Abbott Initiates U.S. Pivotal Study of Amplatzer Device for Patent Ductus Arteriosus
News | Congenital Heart | September 05, 2017

September 5, 2017 — Abbott announced it has initiated a U.S. pivotal clinical study evaluating the safety and...

AHA and ACC Publish New Data Dictionary for Ambulatory EHRs in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology
News | Congenital Heart | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently published...

Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant With SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

Andrei, 12, is the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. He is pictured after his heart transplant with his surgeon, Antonio Amodeo, M.D., at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Congenital Heart | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — A 12-year-old boy at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy, has become the world’s...

wearable defibrillators prevent sudden cardiac death in pediatric patients
Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the use of a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is safe and effective...

pediatric cardiomyopathy, management, clinical outcomes, NIH study, Circulation Heart Failure, Children's Hospital of Michigan
News | Congenital Heart | April 04, 2017

April 4, 2017 — A multi-center study done in the United States and Canada may have global applicability for families...

Echopixel, True 3D Viewer, interactive virtual reality, pediatric surgery, increased clinical adoption
News | Advanced Visualization | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — EchoPixel recently announced progress in the clinical adoption of its True 3D...

Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve, FDA expands indication, Melody for use in replacing failed surgical valves
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded use of the Medtronic Melody...

Stratasys, 3DHEART trial, open enrollment, 3-D printed pediatric heart models
News | 3-D Printing | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced last week enrollment is now open for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated...

Philips, Phoenix Children's Hospital, strategic partnership, congenital heart
News | Congenital Heart | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Philips and Phoenix Children’s Hospital (Arizona) announced a long-term...

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...

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