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). 

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...

CardioMEMS, implantable hemodynamic monitor, Fontan anatomy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Wexner Medical Center
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 02, 2016

May 2, 2016 — In a recent case series, clinicians from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The...

National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, diagnostic atlas, malformations, populations

Image courtesy of the National Human Genome Research Institute

News | Cardiac Imaging | May 02, 2016

May 2, 2016 — Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes...

Harmony trabnscatheter pulmonary valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — The first clinical data on the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early...

childhood leukemia, chemotherapy, anthracycline, heart muscle, dexrazoxane
News | Congenital Heart | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 — A recent study is bringing new hope to families of children who struggle with a common form of...

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA, in utero atrial septal stent procedure, Grayson

Image courtesy of Children's Hospital Los Angeles

News | Congenital Heart | March 03, 2016

March 1, 2016 — Last August, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) cardiologists confirmed the heart of a 27-week-...

Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls coach, On-X aortic heart valve, education campaign

Fred Hoiberg, head coach of the NBA Chicago Bulls, is launching a new campaign to help people with heart valve problems on www.heartvalvesurgery.com. Coach Hoiberg, pictured here with his family, wanted a single, life-long solution to his aortic heart valve problem, and received an On-X aortic mechanical valve from On-X Life Technologies Inc. in April 2015.

News | Heart Valve Technology | February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 — Fred Hoiberg, head coach of the National Basketball Assocation’s (NBA) Chicago Bulls, is...

Ernest Shackleton, hole in the heart, Endurance 100th anniversary, Ian Calder
News | Structural Heart | January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016 — On the 100th anniversary of the Endurance expedition to Antarctica led by Sir Ernest Shackleton,...

pulmonary artery to left atrial shunt, heart lung transplant, Oswaldo, Stanford Children's Health

2015 was a year of dramatic changes for Oswaldo and his family, seen here at his bedside, post-transplant surgery in July. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — 2016 is starting off a whole lot better than last year for 14-year-old Oswaldo Jimenez of Salem,...

heart valve formation, newborns, congenital heart defects, Cornell study
News | Congenital Heart | January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016 — Cornell biomedical engineers have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of...

NHLBI, congenital heart disease, neurodevelopment issues, children, genetic link, Science
Feature | Congenital Heart | December 09, 2015

December 9, 2015 — Scientists have confirmed the role of a set of gene mutations in the development of...

3-D modeling, reconstructed hearts, child heart transplants, AHA Scientific Sessions 2015
News | Advanced Visualization | November 23, 2015

November 23, 2015 — A new 3-D computer modeling system may significantly improve a surgeon’s ability to select the...

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