Latest congenital heart disease Stories
HALVE a Heart For Kids! A fundraiser for Greg Olsen's HEARTest Yard Fund — 10 percent of the proceeds of sales at Chili's Grill and Bar on March 18th will benefit Greg Olsen's HEARTest
Medical professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando, Fla.
AMHERST, N.Y., Feb.
Simple, non-invasive $4 test detects critical heart defects OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb.
Variations as much as nine-fold in some cases, reinforces need for standardized practices to cut costs and improve quality, says new study ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.
ATLANTA, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc.
SEOUL, Korea, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mezzion Pharma Co.
Researchers developed a bio-inspired adhesive that could rapidly attach biodegradable patches inside a beating heart—in the exact place where congenital holes in the heart occur, such as with ventricular heart defects.
Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery.
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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