When is Palliative Care Right for Families of Children With Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Defects?
Practitioners suggest involving a palliative care team early after diagnosis.
A new clinical trial found a cheaper generic drug is effective in protecting the heart in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The small animal model helps researchers to interpret genomic findings.
Data from The Pediatric Heart Network Normal Echocardiogram Database show interobserver variability, especially in younger and smaller patients.
Starting regular exercise in childhood can help lay the groundwork for greater health and quality of life, pediatric cardiologists suggest.
A new case study shows success of using cardiac MRI – rather than electrocardiogram – to monitor tumor regression of rhabdomyoma in a newborn with an mTOR inhibitor.
Heart problems have been reported in nearly all the neuromuscular disorders. They are particularly common and serious in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies.
Faculty at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are focused on evaluating and customizing treatments for adults with congenital heart disease in order to improve clinical outcomes for these patients.
Investigators at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are focused on understanding the molecular pathways that regulate normal and abnormal heart development.
Faculty members at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are working to understand the genetic basis of congenital heart disease and are investigating how genetic and environmental factors play a role in the development of heart defects in children.
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