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2011-02-09 13:23:52

For the one in 200 adults in Western societies born with congenital heart disease, adult survivors face a lifelong process of medical interactions.

2011-02-07 08:05:00

Survey finds most hospitals, birthing centers do not routinely screen for congenital heart defects CROMWELL, Conn., Feb.

2011-02-04 15:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric cardiology researchers and clinicians gather this week in Scottsdale, Ariz. for Cardiology 2011, the 15th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, sponsored by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

2011-02-01 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that 2010 fourth quarter and year end financial results will be released on Thursday, February 17, 2011.

2011-02-01 02:02:41

When the body can't distinguish its right side from its left during development, a child can develop a condition called heterotaxy in which the heart is severely malformed, leading to congenital heart disease.

2010-12-02 00:00:39

Saving Little Hearts Sells Calendars for Children with Congenital Heart Defects Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Bring in the New Year with a calendar benefiting the approximate 40,000 children born with congenital heart defects each year! Just in time for 2011, non-profit philanthropic organization, Saving Little Hearts announced today its 7th annual calendar fundraiser. Each 2011 calendar will be available for $20 plus shipping and handling and will feature hundreds of children who...

2010-11-22 15:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-11-17 17:13:54

Research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) shows that children with severe congenital heart defects have twice the risk of anxiety at 18 months of age compared to healthy children.

2010-11-16 19:38:23

A less invasive procedure for treating a congenital heart defect in children is a safe alternative to traditional surgery with no five-year difference in risk of death and is associated with a 62 percent reduced risk for neurological events (such as strokes or seizures).

2010-11-09 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that it will participate in the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference at The St.


Latest congenital heart disease Reference Libraries

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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