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Pediatric Heart Network sites to focus on improving outcomes for babies born with congenital heart disease ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug.
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc.
A quick, non-invasive test that measures blood oxygen levels in newborns detects more cases of life-threatening congenital heart defects than current standard approaches and should be adopted into the routine assessment of all newborns before discharge from hospital, according to this study.
ATLANTA, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that 2011 second quarter financial results will be released on Thursday, July 28, 2011.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Children's Heart Foundation (ICHF), a non-profit organization headquartered in the United States and dedicated to providing lifesaving surgical care to children with congenital heart disease throughout the developing world, reacted today to news of the recently signed agreement between the Ibn Al-Bitar Specialized Center for Cardiac Surgery in Baghdad and the Hotel-Dieu De France Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon.
ATLANTA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today a $3.5 million equity investment in ValveXchangeÂ® Inc.
Over 200 children treated before they were born by CHOPâ€™s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, and their families, gathered to celebrate 15 years of Hope. The reunion brings together a unique community of families who have shared similar struggles.
PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1000 people gathered today to celebrate at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for the 15th Annual Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Fetal Family Reunion.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Children's Heart Foundation (ICHF) announced today that their founder and medical director, Dr.
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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