Congenital Heart Defect News and Research

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A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart. It is present at birth. Congenital heart defects are the most common type of major birth defect.
Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

ACHD Program at Cincinnati Children's to receive ACHA accreditation

ACHD Program at Cincinnati Children's to receive ACHA accreditation

Clinical study tests adult stem cell therapy for infants with congenital HLHS

Clinical study tests adult stem cell therapy for infants with congenital HLHS

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

Arterial switch to 12 o'clock position linked to myocardial ischaemia risk in adolescence

Arterial switch to 12 o'clock position linked to myocardial ischaemia risk in adolescence

Boston Children's, Edwards Lifesciences launch new prosthetic heart valve study for congenital heart defect

Boston Children's, Edwards Lifesciences launch new prosthetic heart valve study for congenital heart defect

New methodology could spare kids from unnecessary heart surgery

New methodology could spare kids from unnecessary heart surgery

TBX5 gene expression could play key role in congenital heart disease

TBX5 gene expression could play key role in congenital heart disease

Cornell researchers discover natural triggers that may reduce congenital heart defects among newborns

Cornell researchers discover natural triggers that may reduce congenital heart defects among newborns

Preeclampsia during pregnancy linked to heart defects in infants

Preeclampsia during pregnancy linked to heart defects in infants

Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implants Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in child actor

Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implants Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in child actor

Arterial shunt in hybrid palliation better for hypoplastic left heart syndrome treatment

Arterial shunt in hybrid palliation better for hypoplastic left heart syndrome treatment

Certain metabolites in the blood could predict clinical outcome in children undergoing heart surgery

Certain metabolites in the blood could predict clinical outcome in children undergoing heart surgery

Older mothers who exercise during pregnancy can reduce baby's risk of congenital heart defects

Older mothers who exercise during pregnancy can reduce baby's risk of congenital heart defects

3D printed heart models to aid doctors plan for complex ops'

3D printed heart models to aid doctors plan for complex ops'

CHOP launches Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program

CHOP launches Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program

Loyola University Medical Center receives accreditation in pediatric transthoracic echocardiography

Loyola University Medical Center receives accreditation in pediatric transthoracic echocardiography