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Latest congenital heart disease Stories

Bio-inspired Glue May Improve How Surgeons Treat Congenital Heart Defects And Other Heart Problems
2014-01-09 10:43:36

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.

2013-12-02 21:27:04

Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery.

2013-12-02 21:22:50

Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery.

2013-11-19 23:35:06

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for The Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

2013-11-18 23:01:31

CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

2013-11-18 15:19:33

Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy.


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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  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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