Technical Aspects of Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty Predict Procedure Success
Fetal aortic valvuloplasty is a performed mid-gestation in a subset of fetuses with aortic stenosis who would likely develop hypoplastic left heart syndrome with no intervention. Although often successful, it is a high-risk procedure associated with significant rates of complications and fetal mortality.
The official billing code will enable growth of the subspecialty and is expected to result in improved patient care.
Data are still emerging, but COVID-19 – and the subsequent inflammatory syndrome sometimes seen in children – could have serious cardiac impacts.
Study Supports Expanded Use of Ventricular Assist Devices in Children With Complex Congenital Heart Disease
New multicenter study shows that the HeartMate3 ventricular assist device is associated with low morbidity and adverse events in pediatric patients with complex CHD.
Study suggests a low-risk subpopulation does not develop worsening heart conditions after initial test.
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.
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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