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). 

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...

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...

FDA Approves New Indication for NuMed CP Stent System
Technology | Stents Bare Metal | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced clearance for NuMed’s Cheatham Platinum (...

Videos | Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017

Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital,...

Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives
News | Congenital Heart | December 05, 2017

December 5, 2017 — Infant deaths from...

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