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Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

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...

2009-09-21 10:54:00

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.

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2009-09-02 14:44:32

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.

2009-07-13 15:04:00

DALLAS, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young people with heart defects not checking in with heart doc.

2009-07-10 20:31:09

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

2009-07-07 16:16:47

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

2009-06-08 07:35:00

CROMWELL, Conn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7th, Little Hearts, Inc. held their 13th annual celebration with over 150 members in attendance.


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