Latest Congenital heart defect Stories
ZURICH, September 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech AG, the leading European developer of products for septal closure, today announced that, together with its partner in Spain IZASA SA, it defeated a request for an injunction against sales and marketing activities in Spain, launched at the Commercial Court I of Barcelona, Spain by its U.S.
Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have traced the evolution of the four-chambered human heart to a common genetic factor linked to the development of hearts in turtles and other reptiles.
DALLAS, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young people with heart defects not checking in with heart doc.
An abnormality in the major pumping chamber of the heart in children often leads to heart failure, researchers reported at a symposium in Indianapolis. Symposium organizer Loren Field, director of the Riley Heart Research Center, part of Riley Hospital and the University of Indianapolis, urged participants
Structural cardiovascular abnormalities present at birth are the leading cause of heart failure in children. Nearly half a million children in the United States have structural heart problems ranging in severity from relatively simple issues
CROMWELL, Conn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7th, Little Hearts, Inc. held their 13th annual celebration with over 150 members in attendance.
JENA, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, the leading European developer of septum occluders, today announced that it has obtained CE mark approval for its new generation ASD and PFO occluders, the Figulla Flex. The Figulla Flex ASD and PFO occluders encompass a new innovative delivery system, making the use of a threaded hub unnecessary.
A congenital heart disease that often leads to death in newborns is significantly more common during the summer, leading researchers to believe that the environment, and not just genes that affect the heart, may play a role in causing "mini-epidemics" of this disease.
Surgeons at North Carolina's Duke University Medical Center say they have performed surgery on a fetus to repair a heart defect. The heart was critically malformed and lacked proper channels for blood flow, The (Raleigh, N.C.) News & Observer reported Sunday.
There Are Approximately 650,000 Children and 1,300,000 Adults Living in the U.S.
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