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2013-05-28 23:03:10

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that after launching sales in Europe for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System, 5 successful PFO closure procedures were performed in patients in the UK. Each of these patients had previously suffered from a stroke and were having their PFO closed to reduce the risk of reoccurrence. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Dr Michael Mullen, a Consultant Cardiologist at University College Hospital London, UK and a member of the NMT2...

2013-05-28 21:25:38

A new gene associated with a form of congenital heart disease in newborn babies -- known as 'a hole in the heart' has been discovered by researchers British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor Bernard Keavney, from The University of Manchester and Newcastle University, led the research which saw investigators from Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford and Leicester universities in the UK, together with colleagues in Europe, Australia and Canada pool resources. The discovery, published in Nature...

2013-05-15 23:28:23

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has officially launched sales in Europe for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System. Nobles Medical Technologies II has started its initial sales launch in Germany and the UK and will be expanding throughout Europe, Russia and the CIS countries over the next 2 quarters. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Nobles Medical Technologies II's NobleStitch EL system received CE Mark in 2009, followed by its new indication for use...

2013-05-13 23:29:47

Using high-throughput sequencing, an international research team including Mount Sinai discovers causes of severe congenital heart disease New York, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Mutations in eight genes have been linked to severe forms of congenital heart disease (CHD), according to a study involving investigators at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The study used an advanced technique known as high-throughput sequencing that enables scientists to obtain the sequence of all 22,000...

2013-04-30 10:42:24

Statement Highlights: -People born with a heart defect need physical activity. -Some irregular heart beat conditions may require activity restrictions but for most patients physical activity is unlimited. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Associations reminds physicians and people with congenital heart disease that regular physical activity is still important and should be promoted. Congenital heart disease (heart structural problems existing since birth) is...

2013-03-11 10:31:26

The belief among medical professionals in the 1950s that the mortality rate for type A acute aortic dissection during the initial 24 hours was one to two percent per hour appears to hold true in the contemporary era of treatment, based on a review of the large-scale IRAD registry being presented March 9 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions. "In the 1950s, the medical literature suggested that the mortality rate for type A acute aortic dissection was one percent...


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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