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.
Home is where the heart is for congenital defect children

Home is where the heart is for congenital defect children

Kids with congenital heart defect should receive early evaluation for developmental disorders

Kids with congenital heart defect should receive early evaluation for developmental disorders

Heart defects at birth linked to workplace exposure to solvents

Heart defects at birth linked to workplace exposure to solvents

BCVI introduces comprehensive program for patients with BAV

BCVI introduces comprehensive program for patients with BAV

Anti-clotting drugs rarely needed in children with big-bone fractures

Anti-clotting drugs rarely needed in children with big-bone fractures

TCFC completes two in-utero fetal cardiac interventions to treat HLHS

TCFC completes two in-utero fetal cardiac interventions to treat HLHS

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