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). 

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...

Xeltis bioabsorbable valve implant, two-year data, EACTS 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 06, 2016

October 6, 2016 — Xeltis announced this week that patients...

Xeltis bioabsorbable pulmonary heart valve, Xplore-I clinical feasibility study, first pediatric implants, EACTS 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — Xeltis recently announced that three pediatric patients have been successfully implanted with the...

Videos | Congenital Heart | October 04, 2016

This video, provided by Xeltis, demonstrates the world’s first bioresorbable heart valve enabling cardiovascular...

congenital heart defects, CHD, risk factors, genes, University of California Irvine research
News | Congenital Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — New research published Sept. 8 in the Open Access journal PLOS Biology reports the role of genes...

ClearFlow, PleuraFlow System, pediatric patients, cardiothoracic surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 08, 2016

August 8, 2016 — ClearFlow Inc. announced in late July that its PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology is now...

ASE, SCCT, SCMR, guideline, multimodality imaging, transposition of the great arteries, TGA
News | Congenital Heart | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...

Dictum Health, telehealth study, IDM100 tablet, neonate cardiology, in-home monitoring
Technology | Telecardiology | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Dictum Health Inc. announced the launch of a post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approval...

Cormatrix Cardiovascular, Tyke ECM, extracellular matrix, neonates and infants
News | Congenital Heart | June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 — CorMatrix Cardiovascular Inc. announced the treatment of the first patients using its CorMatrix Tyke...

BHF, Reflections of Research image competition, U.K., 4-D MRI, heart blood flow

This image shows blood flow within the main pumping chambers – the ventricles – on both sides of the heart and the vessels leaving the heart. The blue flow is blood that needs oxygen and is travelling to the lungs. The red flow is blood that has been through the lungs and received oxygen. Victoria Stoll of the University of Oxford is using this type of imaging to look at the blood flow within the hearts of people with heart failure, whose hearts are not pumping effectively.

News | Cardiac Imaging | June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016 — The British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced the winners of its annual ‘Reflections of Research’...

Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | June 16, 2016

This is an animation, supplied by Gore, demonstrated how the Cardioform Septal Occluder is implanted for the...

ASE 2016, echocardiography, telemedicine, Arkansas, pediatric patients
News | Telecardiology | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — Two new research studies verify that echocardiography, linked to experts through...

congenital heart, pulmonary artery stenting, JACC study
News | Congenital Heart | May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 — In a recent study, the use of a ...

bioabsorbable vascular graft, children, feasibility study, Bakoulev Center Moscow, AATS 2016 meeting

Image courtesy of Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery

News | Stent Grafts | May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 — Bioabsorbable heart valves or blood vessels are designed to harness the body’s innate healing process...

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