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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.
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

Sharing Miracles: A TV program that features inspirational stories of real patients

Sharing Miracles: A TV program that features inspirational stories of real patients

Medical negligence: $22.3M for loss of left leg

Medical negligence: $22.3M for loss of left leg

NHLBI-supported research shares new strategies on hypertension, heart defect and air pollution

NHLBI-supported research shares new strategies on hypertension, heart defect and air pollution

New shunt procedure may save infants with underdeveloped heart

New shunt procedure may save infants with underdeveloped heart

OptumHealth’s conference to focus on advancements in fetal diagnosis and treatment

OptumHealth’s conference to focus on advancements in fetal diagnosis and treatment

Liberals sponsor anti-Baucus ad, former lawmakers call for civility

Liberals sponsor anti-Baucus ad, former lawmakers call for civility

Growth factor enhances heart regeneration, improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells

Growth factor enhances heart regeneration, improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells

New strategies to improve treatment and prevent heart failure in children

New strategies to improve treatment and prevent heart failure in children

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth

MedImmune funds study on RSV disease among premature infants

MedImmune funds study on RSV disease among premature infants

Researchers show the effectiveness of folic acid in preventing congenital heart defects

Researchers show the effectiveness of folic acid in preventing congenital heart defects

Research sheds new light on causes of sepsis

Research sheds new light on causes of sepsis

Vitamin E during pregnancy puts babies at risk of heart defects

Vitamin E during pregnancy puts babies at risk of heart defects

Environment plays role in hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Environment plays role in hypoplastic left heart syndrome