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). 

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...

melody valve

Max Page and his father Buck share a pre-operation moment on morning of July 30 Melody transcatheter valve procedure at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

News | Structural Heart | August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 — Cardiologists from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles successfully implanted a...

ASE, guideline, holes in the heart, imaging strategies, cardiovascular ultrasound, echocardiography
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document describing various imaging...

News | Congenital Heart | June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 - Researchers announce the results of an early study that shows a fused fluoroscopic/...

Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
Technology | May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 — A new epicardial pacing lead...

pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
News | Congenital Heart | May 06, 2015

May 6, 2015 — A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic...

News | April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 — 3D Systems announced that a 20-month-old toddler is breathing and swallowing easier thanks to a...

News | April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 — Although ultrasound remains the primary imaging modality used in prenatal imaging,...

fetal pacemaker, CHLA, USC, first, fully implantable, FDA

Comparative sizes of fetal and adult pacemakers

Feature | March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 — A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern...

congenital heart disease, CHD, tPVR, consensus paper, minimally invasive
News | March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 — A new expert consensus paper released by a coalition of cardiovascular organizations provides...

Congenital heart disease in adults is becoming more common as childhood treatments become more effective, according to a study from Penn State Hershey.

Congenital heart disease in adults is becoming more common as childhood treatments become more effective, according to a study from Penn State Hershey.

News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — At one time, many children born with ...

STS, CHSD, congenital heart, trial, surgery, database, pediatric
News | March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 —The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released the...

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