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.
Gilead commences phase II trial of Cicletanine for pulmonary arterial hypertension

Gilead commences phase II trial of Cicletanine for pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension in children may result from reduced activity of gene regulator

Pulmonary hypertension in children may result from reduced activity of gene regulator

FDA clears new immune response claim for CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve

FDA clears new immune response claim for CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve

Researcher develops method to combat congenital heart disease in children

Researcher develops method to combat congenital heart disease in children

Trial of Gore-tex-type material to stop strokes

Trial of Gore-tex-type material to stop strokes

Racial disparities found in access and use of organ transplantation in children listed for heart transplant

Racial disparities found in access and use of organ transplantation in children listed for heart transplant

Cardiopulmonary bypass for child heart surgery does not affect IQ

Cardiopulmonary bypass for child heart surgery does not affect IQ

Medtronic announces U.S. trial data on transcatheter valve for congenital heart disease

Medtronic announces U.S. trial data on transcatheter valve for congenital heart disease

New guidelines for congenital heart disease

New guidelines for congenital heart disease

How the Nodal gene family keeps the heart in the right (asymmetric) place

How the Nodal gene family keeps the heart in the right (asymmetric) place

Novel scaffold to fix broken hearts

Novel scaffold to fix broken hearts

Tiny hearts may have big problems with complementary medicine

Tiny hearts may have big problems with complementary medicine

New devices and research for mechanical circulatory support in pediatrics

New devices and research for mechanical circulatory support in pediatrics

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

New biodegradable film reduces scarring following open heart surgery

New biodegradable film reduces scarring following open heart surgery

Disability living allowance falls short for ethnic minorities

Disability living allowance falls short for ethnic minorities

For babies with specific complex heart defects, death risk is far lower at most experienced hospitals

For babies with specific complex heart defects, death risk is far lower at most experienced hospitals

Safe and effective therapy discovered for patients with protein-losing enteropathy

Safe and effective therapy discovered for patients with protein-losing enteropathy

Indomethacin a common drug for stopping preterm labor may be harmful for babies

Indomethacin a common drug for stopping preterm labor may be harmful for babies