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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.

2010-11-08 15:52:00

GAINESVILLE, Va., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- We are excited to announce that over the next six months Madison Taylor Real Estate will be donating 1/3 of all commissions to the Children's Hospital Foundation.

2010-10-26 22:18:11

When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-10-26 07:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-10-12 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists from 25 countries are scheduled to attend the third annual global Ross Summit, a two-day surgical congress focused on the Ross Procedure.

2010-10-07 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc.

2010-09-15 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that it will participate in the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. D.

2010-09-14 18:29:23

Provides new insight into the most common form of congenital heart disease.


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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