Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2008-09-23 18:00:13

By SHAKAYA ANDRES Sarah Palin's fast rise on the national political scene has created a stir as voters race to learn more about the GOP vice presidential nominee, but one local organization is playing catch- up for a special reason.

2008-09-15 12:00:35

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc.

2008-08-20 03:00:41

By Greg Mellen LONG BEACH - When David Kem of Long Beach volunteered to help organize a benefit for a Cambodian girl who had been brought to the United States for life-altering open-heart surgery, it was because it seemed the right thing to do. He certainly didn't expect anything in return.

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Meredith Hines-Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 2--C EDAR RAPIDS -- It was a routine ultrasound that changed their lives. Kevin and Heidi Schmidt were halfway through their first pregnancy, with everything progressing as it should. Then the screen revealed something abnormal.

2008-07-30 18:00:17

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA - Diabetic women who get pregnant are three to four times more likely to have a child with birth defects than other women, according to new government research.

2008-07-21 06:00:42

Continuing to position itself as a leader in medical education and patient care, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

2008-07-15 03:00:11

By Broy, Charles Bennett, Steven ABSTRACT Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR) is an uncommon congenital abnormality that occurs in 0.4 to 0.7% of postmortem examinations. Ninety percent of these anomalies are associated with an atrial septal defect.

2008-06-18 15:00:44

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To develop first-of-its-kind guidelines and training standards for the emerging interventional cardiology subspecialty field of structural heart disease, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced today the creation of The Structural Heart Disease Council.

2008-04-08 09:00:00

By Heather Warlick, The Oklahoman Apr. 8--Tyler Smith is a beautiful 3-month-old Oklahoma City boy.

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