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Posted by: Carl H. Backes, MD on Jul 09, 2018

There is still much to learn about pulmonary vein stenosis in children. Though outcomes have not changed much for the last 40 years in pediatric cases, many centers are collaborating to learn as much as possible about the disease. 

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Lindsay’s Law and Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What Parents Need to Know

Sep 13, 2017

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. SCA can occur in any physically active individual at any age, including but not limited to young athletes. Read More

Heart Murmur: What to Expect if Your Child is Diagnosed

Jul 18, 2017

Heart murmurs in children are very common. As many as half of all children will have a heart murmur at some point before 18 years of age. It is important to understand what causes a heart murmur and what needs to be done to evaluate them. Read More

The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

Jun 27, 2017

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of approval is the trust of the families we serve. Read More

Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy in Children

Jun 22, 2017

What is “heart failure”? Heart failure is a clinical diagnosis in which the heart isn’t pushing enough blood forward, due to impaired filling or impaired emptying, to meet the demands of all of the organs. Read More

Down Syndrome Awareness: Dispel the Misconceptions

Mar 21, 2017

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day to symbolize the third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down syndrome. Read More

One Patient's Story: Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy

Feb 15, 2017

I have Marfan syndrome. It’s a connective tissue disorder that affects my whole body, including my heart. My Marfan syndrome has always played a huge role in my life. Pregnancy proved that. Read More

One Mom's Story: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Feb 13, 2017

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a complex and rare heart defect. The left side of the heart does not form properly and cannot effectively pump blood to the body. Read More

Why ACHD Patients Should See a Congenital Cardiologist

Oct 05, 2016

Would you take your car to a body shop if it needed new brakes? Of course you wouldn’t. Instead you would take your car to a mechanic. Although each profession is trained to work on cars, they each have different training and specializations. The same can be said for cardiologists. Read More