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Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery.
CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for The Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
CafeGive celebrates #GivingTuesday with a social media-powered holiday card that raises funds for Children’s Heart Foundation. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy.
A joint study led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine reveals that there is an increased neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) that
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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