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2010-10-26 22:18:11

When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-05-27 14:38:45

Was largest clinical trial to compare surgical treatments for congenital heart disease.

2010-05-27 13:50:14

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

2009-11-16 07:47:56

Infants born with a severely underdeveloped heart are more likely to survive to their first birthday when treated with a new shunt procedure — yet it may not be the safest surgery long term, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2009.

2006-01-30 16:28:48

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An infant, named Grace, who underwent the world's first heart "stent" procedure in the womb was discharged to go home on Friday, according to a press release from Children's Hospital Boston, the center where the landmark operation took place.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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