Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Latest in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Three-quarters of Physicians Brush Off Automated Advice

Physicians mostly ignored the evidence-based suggestions for their pediatric patients.
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Stoking Successful Heart Replacement in Adults with CHD

Vanderbilt transplant expert weighs in on how to set up CHD patients to survive and thrive after transplantation.
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Flu Risk Significant in Children with Solid Organ Transplants

Large multicenter study quantifies the flu season challenge to young transplant recipients.
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Wearables Support Research Into Rare Diseases

Young patients with Friedreich’s Ataxia have new ways to measure diabetes risk.
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Personalized Medicine for Congenital Heart Disease

Identifying the best individual approach for each child is the next step forward in treatment of CHD.
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Stronger Hearts for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Pediatric oncologists and cardiologists collaborate on reducing cardiotoxic effects of cancer treatment.

Management and Feeding Strategies in Tetralogy of Fallot

Latest studies in a series compare outcomes in babies with primary versus staged repair.
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Risk High for Stroke in Pediatric CHD Patients

Higher risk for stroke among children and infants with congenital heart disease warrants heightened awareness.
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Single Ventricle Babies Face Critical First Year

Home monitoring is key to protecting single ventricle babies following stage 1 palliation.