Latest Congenital heart defect Stories
Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, has another possible useâ€”helping children and young adults with congenital heart disease to better tolerate exercise.
Maternal cigarette smoking in the first trimester was associated with a 20 to 70 percent greater likelihood that a baby would be born with certain types of congenital heart defects.
Congenital heart diseases affect approximately one in 100 patients, making them the most common type of birth defect and the number-one cause of pediatric deaths.
Heal My Brave Congenital Heart- Itâ€™s My Heart Announcement.
Ebstein's anomaly is a rare congenital valvular heart disease.
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than one million children and adults in the U.S. are living today with congenital heart defects and are an incredible example of the power of the advances in surgical and medical care and research efforts.
US researchers have created beating heart cells in the lab with a rare heart defect that came from skin cells taken from children with the same rare heart defect, allowing researchers to test new drugs on human cells rather than their usual animal test subjects.
For the one in 200 adults in Western societies born with congenital heart disease, adult survivors face a lifelong process of medical interactions.
Survey finds most hospitals, birthing centers do not routinely screen for congenital heart defects CROMWELL, Conn., Feb.
The pediatric cardiac team at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital is the first in the region and one of a handful in the nation to implant a pulmonary heart valve without open-heart surgery.
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