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). 

News | Congenital Heart

October 28, 2016 — For the first time, fetal medicine experts have performed prenatal heart surgery to remove a life ...

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October 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the ADO II AS (AMPLATZER Duct Occluder II Additional ...

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News | Heart Valve Technology

October 6, 2016 — Xeltis announced this week that patients implanted with its bioabsorbable cardiovascular conduit ...

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

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Videos | Congenital Heart

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

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

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News | Heart Valve Technology

September 9, 2016 — Six-month preclinical data from trials of a Xeltis bioabsorbable aortic conduit were presented at ...

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News | Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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

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Technology | Telecardiology

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

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

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News | Cardiac Imaging

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

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Videos | Structural Heart Occluders

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

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News | Telecardiology

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

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May 31, 2016 — In a recent study, the use of a stent to repair pulmonary artery stenosis in children and adults with con ...

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