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.
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

Study of non-surgically implanted replacement pulmonary valve shows strong results

Study of non-surgically implanted replacement pulmonary valve shows strong results

Protein known to promote cancer appears to give blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report

Protein known to promote cancer appears to give blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report

Xeltis completes enrollment for study of spontaneous tissue growth technology

Xeltis completes enrollment for study of spontaneous tissue growth technology

Nearly 1% of all newborns in Switzerland diagnosed with congenital heart defect

Nearly 1% of all newborns in Switzerland diagnosed with congenital heart defect

Pregnant women's proximity to organic compounds impacts risk of heart defects in children

Pregnant women's proximity to organic compounds impacts risk of heart defects in children

Aortic stenosis doubles in patients with family history of the condition

Aortic stenosis doubles in patients with family history of the condition

WVU ICRH director named 2013 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year

WVU ICRH director named 2013 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year

Researchers use contrast-computed tomography for anatomical reconstruction of human heart

Researchers use contrast-computed tomography for anatomical reconstruction of human heart

CWRU, UH Neurological Institute to present 2013 Neurocritical Care & Stroke Conference

CWRU, UH Neurological Institute to present 2013 Neurocritical Care & Stroke Conference

Four transcription factor genes control processes related to heart and head muscle formation

Four transcription factor genes control processes related to heart and head muscle formation

Major academic medical centers, teaching hospitals to form Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Network

Major academic medical centers, teaching hospitals to form Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Network