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ATLANTA, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that 2011 first quarter financial results will be released on Thursday, April 28, 2011.
Non-Hispanic black infants born with heart defects are more likely to die within the first five years of life than their non-Hispanic white and Hispanic peers.
Roughly 15% of children suffer from migraines, and approximately one-third of these affected children have migraines with aura, a collection of symptoms that can include weakness, blind spots, and even hallucinations.
Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, has another possible useâ€”helping children and young adults with congenital heart disease to better tolerate exercise.
PHILADELPHIA, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, has another possible use -- helping children and young adults with congenital heart disease to better tolerate exercise.
JENA, Germany, March 4, 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 Stockholm, Sweden in the on-going patent litigation with AGA Medical -St Jude Medical. In the ruling by Stockholms tingsratt , the district court of Stockholm, the court does not see any basis for AGA-St Jude's claim that the Occlutech ASD and PFO...
Doctors should transition their patients from pediatric to adult medical care for congenital heart disease during early adolescence, experts recommend in a scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Maternal cigarette smoking in the first trimester was associated with a 20 to 70 percent greater likelihood that a baby would be born with certain types of congenital heart defects.
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Ebstein's anomaly is a rare congenital valvular heart disease.
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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