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Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2010-02-08 09:43:00

Congenital heart defects are leading cause of infant and newborn death, yet often go undetected CROMWELL, Conn., Feb.

2010-01-25 11:55:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Medtronic Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve and Ensemble Delivery System, the first heart valve to be implanted through a catheter, or tube, in a leg vein and guided up to the heart.

2010-01-19 04:34:00

BANGALORE, India, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Faith by Their Side, This Case Challenged Medical Excellence A team of cardiac experts led by Dr.

2009-11-24 16:21:35

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Stanford University has developed a way to simulate blood flow on the computer to optimize surgical designs.

2009-11-18 15:07:01

Heart function significantly improved in children and young adults with single-ventricle congenital heart disease who have had the Fontan operation following treatment with sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.

2009-11-16 07:47:56

Infants born with a severely underdeveloped heart are more likely to survive to their first birthday when treated with a new shunt procedure — yet it may not be the safest surgery long term, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2009.

2009-10-26 10:42:00

Multicenter study in 30 children and young adults shows good early outcomes BOSTON, Oct.

2009-09-23 10:20:00

JENA, Germany, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, the leading European developer of products for septal closure, today announced that the district court of Frankfurt, Germany reversed an earlier court injunction obtained by AGA Medical against Occlutech's sales and marketing activities relating to the newly launched Figulla Flex ranges of ASD and PFO occluders. The district court of Frankfurt reversed its earlier decision that was based on a request by AGA Medical, relying only...


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