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Latest Congenital heart defect Stories

2012-01-19 14:25:00

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart was the “Perfect Solution” for Near-Death Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect Tucson, Ariz.

2011-12-14 10:20:27

More than one baby in every 50 is born with a birth defect (congenital anomaly).

Flies And Mice Help Scientists Get To The Heart Of Down Syndrome
2011-11-04 10:19:17

A novel study involving fruit flies and mice has allowed biologists to identify two critical genes responsible for congenital heart defects in individuals with Down syndrome.

2011-10-19 05:31:39

More costly surgical procedures for adult congenital heart patients is associated with higher rates of inpatient death compared to surgical admissions that incur lower costs.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.