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.
Cardiac team implants pulmonary valve in children without open-heart surgery

Cardiac team implants pulmonary valve in children without open-heart surgery

New replacement valve can help patients to avoid multiple open-heart surgeries

New replacement valve can help patients to avoid multiple open-heart surgeries

U.S mortality rate from congenital heart defects drops 24%: Report

U.S mortality rate from congenital heart defects drops 24%: Report

Children with severe congenital heart defects show high risk of emotional reactivity

Children with severe congenital heart defects show high risk of emotional reactivity

Newborn Coalition praises SACHDNC's Critical Congenital Heart Disease universal screening recommendation

Newborn Coalition praises SACHDNC's Critical Congenital Heart Disease universal screening recommendation

New insight into most common form of congenital heart disease

New insight into most common form of congenital heart disease

BioSTAR biodegradable implant achieves comparable closure rates to Amplatzer ASO

BioSTAR biodegradable implant achieves comparable closure rates to Amplatzer ASO

Gore provides update on REDUCE Clinical Study of HELEX Septal Occluder for PFO closure

Gore provides update on REDUCE Clinical Study of HELEX Septal Occluder for PFO closure

First hospital in Mexico to use GORE HELEX Septal Occluder for transcatheter closure of ASD

First hospital in Mexico to use GORE HELEX Septal Occluder for transcatheter closure of ASD

Stereotaxis to be featured prominently in 31st HRS

Stereotaxis to be featured prominently in 31st HRS

New Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary valve helps congenital heart defect patients avoid multiple surgeries

New Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary valve helps congenital heart defect patients avoid multiple surgeries

Researchers take major step to predict adverse drug reactions using genetic information

Researchers take major step to predict adverse drug reactions using genetic information

Open-heart surgery brings life back to 7-year-old boy

Open-heart surgery brings life back to 7-year-old boy

FDA approves APP Pharmaceuticals' Indomethacin for Injection

FDA approves APP Pharmaceuticals' Indomethacin for Injection

University of Michigan's cardiac surgeon receives Nina Starr Braunwald award

University of Michigan's cardiac surgeon receives Nina Starr Braunwald award

Pediatric patients face number of cardiac conditions that can impact their health

Pediatric patients face number of cardiac conditions that can impact their health

Cardiology 2010 conference focuses on current treatments for children with heart disease

Cardiology 2010 conference focuses on current treatments for children with heart disease

60% of pregnant women never tested for CHD

60% of pregnant women never tested for CHD

VentriPoint Diagnostics to present abstract on VMS clinical validation study

VentriPoint Diagnostics to present abstract on VMS clinical validation study

Open heart surgery without any blood transfusion on a 2-year-old with complex blue baby syndrome

Open heart surgery without any blood transfusion on a 2-year-old with complex blue baby syndrome