pediatric heart

Study comparing two surgeries for infant heart defect shows mixed results


November 16th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists have found mixed results in the first head-to-head comparison of two surgeries for infants born with severely underdeveloped hearts - the most common severe heart birth defect.One ... Read more...

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First US teen patient with implanted mechanical heart device discharged


November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Texas Children's Hospital has become the first paediatric hospital in the US to discharge a child while on an intracorporeal ventricular assist device (VAD), a feat previously accomplished ... Read more...

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Bypass heart surgery doesnt affect IQ levels in kids


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Bypass surgery in children with less complex heart defects doesnt lead to low IQ levels, say researchers from the Children''s Hospital of Philadelphia.The study involving 41 patients, ... Read more...

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