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). 

New Pediatric Blood Pressure Guidelines Improve Premature Heart Disease Identification
News | Congenital Heart | April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 — New guidelines that classified more children as having elevated blood pressure  are better at...
SCAI Offers Recommendations for Safe Use of PFO Closure Technologies. SCAI said completion of the randomized trials demonstrating the superiority of PFO closure and medical therapy over medical therapy alone
News | Structural Heart Occluders | March 27, 2019
March 27. 2019 — A newly released expert consensus statement provides recommendations for the safe and effective...
Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Therapy Market Poised for Growth
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 — Rising incidence of congenital heart disease and increasing awareness of transcatheter pulmonary valve...
Dianna Bardo, M.D., is the vice chair of radiology for clinical development at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Dianna Bardo, M.D., is the vice chair of radiology for clinical development at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. 

Webinar | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | March 06, 2019
This webinar "Replacing PACS and the Benefits of Enterprise Partnership in a Pediatric Hospital" originally aired on...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | March 04, 2019
Anthony Chang, M.D., chief intelligence and innovation officer, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and...
Better Options Needed for Children at Higher Risk of Premature Heart Disease
News | Congenital Heart | February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 — Obesity and severe obesity in childhood and adolescence have been added to the list of conditions...
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Implants First Abbott Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — Le Bonheur Children's Hospital cardiologists in Memphis, Tenn., implanted the Amplatzer Piccolo...
Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS) | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation cardiovascular...
ASE Releases Guidelines for Transesophageal Echo in Congenital Heart Disease
News | Transesophageal Echo (TEE) | February 05, 2019
February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a comprehensive...
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 Administration (...
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 with...
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 Radiological Society...
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 Occluder...
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | January 07, 2019
Karen Orjuela, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the University of Colorado Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center,...
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...