Latest congenital heart disease Stories
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.
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is among a small number of facilities in the country to offer the less-invasive procedure for valve replacement. TAMPA, Fla., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When cardiologists at St.
The size and pumping ability of the right side of the heart differs by age, gender and race/ethnicity, according to the first large imaging study of the right ventricle.
JENA, Germany, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for the treatment of structural heart disease, today announced that it has received a favourable court ruling from the German Supreme Court, (BGH), in Karlsruhe, Gerrmany in patent litigation initiated by AGA Medical Inc., now part of St.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Sinai Medical Center is South Florida's leader in the treatment of heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death.
Researchers say doctors should consider using catheterization as a treatment tool for children with heart defects.
Doctors should consider using catheterization as a treatment tool in addition to its established role in diagnosing children with heart defects.
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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