For adolescent and adult survivors of congenital heart disease, how they perceive disease-related stress has a key connection to how they report health outcomes, such as quality of life and emotional well-being.
A parent’s touch reduces agitation, allowing infants and toddlers to remain extubated after heart surgery.
A recent multidisciplinary study has shown that percutaneous PDA closure is feasible for those very preterm infants, and that pulmonary function tended to improve after the procedure.
The first IHM in a patient with Fontan anatomy and physiology enables real-time monitoring of central venous and pulmonary artery pressures.
Whole exome sequencing has the ability to identify disease-causing mutations, contributing to the development of personalized medicine and bridging a crucial gap between scientific knowledge and clinical application.
Recent studies show the practice can offer circulatory advantages for infants born extremely preterm or with critical congenital heart disease.
With adults comprising two-thirds of the CHD population, the AHA has released a scientific statement outlining the needs of this growing demographic.
Researchers have identified a molecular signaling pathway that, when altered, can contribute to calcific aortic valve disease. The finding may provide a method for earlier diagnosis and a therapeutic target.
Researchers investigate clinical and laboratory testing methods to accurately distinguish adeno virus from Kawasaki disease in children.