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2014-09-16 12:24:58

Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle.

2014-07-23 08:32:10

SEOUL, South Korea, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mezzion Pharma Co.

2012-05-08 20:57:12

Sildenafil, also known as the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, may give a boost to underdeveloped hearts in children and young adults with congenital heart defects.

2010-05-27 13:50:14

Pediatric Heart Network study is largest clinical trial of treatment of patients with congenital heart disease.

2009-11-18 15:07:01

Heart function significantly improved in children and young adults with single-ventricle congenital heart disease who have had the Fontan operation following treatment with sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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