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2014-07-23 08:32:10

SEOUL, South Korea, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mezzion Pharma Co. Ltd., announced that it has initiated a clinical program to evaluate the use of udenafil to treat adolescents who have undergone the Fontan surgical palliation for single ventricle heart defects. The clinical program will follow protocols developed by a subcommittee made up of representatives of the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN), a multi-center clinical research network funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood...

2014-07-09 23:03:50

NobleStitch 1 year results receive positive reviews from physicians at Congenital & Structural Interventions Congress (CSI) in Frankfurt. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II (NMT2) today announced that Dr. Michael Mullen (Consultant Cardiologist at the University College Hospital and Member of the NMT2 clinical Advisory Board) presented positive results for the 1-year follow up of patients treated with NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System. NMT2...

2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-06-25 08:30:37

This first-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. Building on growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus, this Program will systematically investigate innovative therapies...

2014-06-19 23:18:18

Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. The patient, a nurse/ administrator from the hospital and rehabilitation center in Linkoping, who has suffered from stroke and migraine was being treated with aggressive medication Warfarin (a...

2014-06-10 12:29:34

TIANJIN, China, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 29, 2014, the Journey of 'Heart' summing-up meeting for the 10th anniversary of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) screening among children in Tianjin was held in TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital (hereinafter referred to as 'TEDA'). The benefited children and their parents, the representatives of the donating enterprises and individuals as well as the supervising officials of Tianjian municipal government and Tianjin Binhai...

2014-05-16 23:07:41

Nobles Medical Technologies II treats first US patient with NobleStitch EL PFO Closure Device. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II (NMT2) today announced that its first American patient has had a successful PFO closure. John Wyall from Orem, Utah has suffered from stroke, aura, and severe chronic fatigue that has worsened in the last few years to the point that he has been bedfast for 14 to 18 hours a day for the last year and a half and unable to do...

2014-05-16 23:07:31

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has hired Elvia Contreras-Lopez as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Elvia has more than 23 years experience in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. She has extensive experience in US and international design controls and procedures. She has drafted and worked on PMA’s and 510K’s as well as CE mark for several products working for St. Jude Medical, Cannon...

2014-05-05 11:43:02

Data show risk for congenital anomalies highest among babies born to older women who smoke and heavy smokers Women who smoke during pregnancy may be putting their newborns at risk for congenital heart defects, and the more they smoke, the higher the risk, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Cigarette smoking during pregnancy has been linked to many birth defects, such as...

2014-04-29 23:07:45

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has received another Japanese Patent for its NobleStitch Technology. The patent is for the Suturing Devices and Methods for Closing a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and shows the broad coverage of our method and apparatus for PFO Closure expanding to markets around the world. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Ben Brosch, President of NMT2 and co-inventor on the issued patent, commented, “We strive to protect our inventions with...


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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