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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.
Was largest clinical trial to compare surgical treatments for congenital heart disease.
Pediatric Heart Network study is largest clinical trial of treatment of patients with congenital heart disease.
Infants born with a severely underdeveloped heart are more likely to survive to their first birthday when treated with a new shunt procedure â€” yet it may not be the safest surgery long term, according to research presented at the American Heart Associationâ€™s Scientific Sessions 2009.
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.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.