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.
Johns Hopkins Hospital's new home to open on May 1

Johns Hopkins Hospital's new home to open on May 1

UTHealth, PLx Pharma to test phosphatidylcholine-enriched version of indomethacin in PDA model

UTHealth, PLx Pharma to test phosphatidylcholine-enriched version of indomethacin in PDA model

UAB first hospital in Alabama to offer Melody Valve replacement

UAB first hospital in Alabama to offer Melody Valve replacement

Experts to discuss current treatments for children with heart disease at Cardiology 2012

Experts to discuss current treatments for children with heart disease at Cardiology 2012

Baby Jaya receives a pacemaker 15 mins after birth

Baby Jaya receives a pacemaker 15 mins after birth

Researchers derive vessel-forming stem cells from amniotic fluid

Researchers derive vessel-forming stem cells from amniotic fluid

St. Jude Medical meets stopping rule in RESPECT clinical trial, closes patient enrollment

St. Jude Medical meets stopping rule in RESPECT clinical trial, closes patient enrollment

FDA nod for pediatric Berlin heart

FDA nod for pediatric Berlin heart

Move Day at U-M hospitals goes smoothly

Move Day at U-M hospitals goes smoothly

Healthy fetus aborted by mistake

Healthy fetus aborted by mistake

Study determines incidence of aortic complications in BAV and general population

Study determines incidence of aortic complications in BAV and general population

Pulse oximetry to detect birth defects: Doctors propose nationwide screening

Pulse oximetry to detect birth defects: Doctors propose nationwide screening

Non-Hispanic black infants born with heart defects more likely to die within five years

Non-Hispanic black infants born with heart defects more likely to die within five years

Australian researchers say the search must widen for genes that cause heart defects in babies

Australian researchers say the search must widen for genes that cause heart defects in babies

UMHC cardiologist implants heart valve without open-heart surgery

UMHC cardiologist implants heart valve without open-heart surgery

Doctors should transit patients to adult medical care for congenital heart disease during early adolescence

Doctors should transit patients to adult medical care for congenital heart disease during early adolescence

UCH installs GE's CARESCAPE Monitor B850 to enhance clinical decision making in the NICU

UCH installs GE's CARESCAPE Monitor B850 to enhance clinical decision making in the NICU

Mutations in gene linked to structure of the heart seen in Ebstein's anomaly patients

Mutations in gene linked to structure of the heart seen in Ebstein's anomaly patients

Story of the heart: Literally as well as metaphorically

Story of the heart: Literally as well as metaphorically

Survey finds most hospitals, birthing centers do not routinely screen for congenital heart defects

Survey finds most hospitals, birthing centers do not routinely screen for congenital heart defects