Monthly Archives: February 2014

Infants Born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Benefit from Proximity of Birth Hospital to Cardiac Surgical Center

Increased neonatal mortality was found in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) born far from a cardiac surgical center (CSC), according to a new study published in the journalCirculation (password required). In a first of its kind study, nine … Continue reading

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Heart Awareness Week

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Groups Release Guidelines for Imaging of Childhood Heart Defect

Collaborators from the American Society of Echocardiography, the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and the Society for Pediatric Radiology have developed guidelines on imaging patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot, a childhood heart defect. The guidelines describe the role of … Continue reading

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I’m Wearing Red. Are You?

Feburary is Heart Month. Wear red in support of heart health.

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What I Already Knew About Nick

Study Shows High Survival Rates for Patients with Pediatric Heart Transplant Findings from a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons show that, of pediatric patients who underwent heart transplant procedures before the age of … Continue reading

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National Heart Month

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