Congenital Heart Disease News

Discoveries from 'Bench to Bassinet' investigators may help answer parents' questions about the genetic causes of ... - Science Daily



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Discoveries from 'Bench to Bassinet' investigators may help answer parents' questions about the genetic causes of ... 
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Approximately one in every 100 babies is born with congenital heart disease (CHD), and CHD remains the leading cause of mortality from birth defects. Although advancements in surgery and care have improved rates of survival for these infants, CHD ...
Congenital heart disease genes linked to autism and other disorders ... Yale News
Congenital Heart Disease Exomes Lead to Risky Rare Inherited Variants, De Novo Mutations GenomeWeb
Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health U.S. News & World Report
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Newborns with congenital heart disease at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities - Cardiovascular Business



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Newborns with congenital heart disease at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities 
Cardiovascular Business
Infants born with congenital heart disease (CHD) could be at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities even before undergoing initial open heart surgery, a new study published in NeuroImage: Clinical states. While newborns with CHD are ...

 


Study of Hemoglobin Levels in Pediatric Cyanotic Heart Disease Yields Surprises - Anesthesiology News



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Study of Hemoglobin Levels in Pediatric Cyanotic Heart Disease Yields Surprises 
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Orlando, Fla.?Low hemoglobin levels are associated with increased hospital length of stay (LOS) in children with congenital cyanotic heart disease undergoing surgical intervention. Nevertheless, the low hemoglobin levels had no effect on length of ...

 


National accreditation program aims to benefit adults with congenital heart disease - Cardiovascular Business



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National accreditation program aims to benefit adults with congenital heart disease 
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To better serve the 1.4 million U.S. adults living with congenital heart disease, the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) on Sept. 14 announced the start of a national accreditation program. Eleven medical centers are the first to earn ACHA Adult ...

 


More training needed for interventions in adult congenital heart disease - Healio



More training needed for interventions in adult congenital heart disease 
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Many physicians said they believe that patients with adult congenital heart disease should be treated by physicians with special training or by multidisciplinary teams, but fewer than one-third said they believe that this is the current standard ...

 


Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Earns Accreditation - Los Angeles Business Journal



Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center Earns Accreditation 
Los Angeles Business Journal
The Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center in Westwood earned the distinction from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), a national support agency. ?Accreditation is an instrumental step in setting thresholds for delivering the ...

 


Congenital heart disease can be treated in childhood - Khaleej Times



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Congenital heart disease can be treated in childhood 
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According to 2014 statistics by the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, more than 500 babies are born with congenital heart disease in the country every year, with nearly 70 per cent of them requiring cardiac surgery, and more than half of those within the ...

 


How is congenital heart disease treated? - TheHealthSite



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How is congenital heart disease treated? 
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It is a known fact that congenital heart disease occurs as a result of an early developmental problem in the heart's structure. As the condition restricts the flow of blood through the heart, it causes breathing problems, slowly impairing the heart ...

 


Pulse Oximetry Plus Cardiac Auscultation for Neonate Congenital Heart Disease Screening - The Cardiology Advisor (registration)



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Pulse Oximetry Plus Cardiac Auscultation for Neonate Congenital Heart Disease Screening 
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HealthDay News ? Pulse oximetry (POX) plus cardiac auscultation is a reliable method for neonatal congenital heart disease screening, according to a study published in Pediatrics. Xiao-jing Hu, PhD, from the Children's Hospital of Fudan University in ...

 


'We walk for them': A newborn's rare heart defect changes the lives of a Florence family - SCNow



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'We walk for them': A newborn's rare heart defect changes the lives of a Florence family 
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More personally, however, the Odoms are hoping to raise awareness about congenital heart defects (CHD) and celebrate the life of their 3-year-old daughter and CHD survivor, McKenzie. McKenzie and her twin sister Madison were born on July 17, 2014.