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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Jul 22, 2016

Latest Publications and Research on Congenital Heart Disease

Chest  2020 Jan 29  

Genetics and other omics in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Welch CL, Chung WK

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disease with high mortality despite recent therapeutic advances. Clinical management of children with ... Read More

Source: PubMed


Cardiology  2020 Jan 31  

Implantation of a Coronary Sinus Reducer to Treat Refractory Angina in a 38-Year-Old with an Anomalous Left Coronary Artery and No Revascularization Options.

Cheng K, de Silva R

A 38-year-old female with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery presented with refractory angina (Canadian Cardiovascular Society [... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Infect. Dis.  2020 Feb 01  

Respiratory failure and death in vulnerable premature children with lower respiratory tract illness.

Ofman G, Pradarelli B, Caballero MT, Bianchi A, Grimaldi LA, Sancilio A, Duenas K, Rodriguez A, Ferrero F, Ferretti A, Coviello S, Ferolla FM, Acosta PL, Bergel E, Libster R, Polack FP

Efforts to better understand the risk factors associated with respiratory failure (RF) and fatal LRTI in premature children in developing countries ar... Read More

Source: PubMed

Pediatr Cardiol  2020 Feb 01  

Severity of Fontan-Associated Liver Disease Correlates with Fontan Hemodynamics.

Schleiger A, Salzmann M, Kramer P, Danne F, Schubert S, Bassir C, Müller T, Müller HP, Berger F, Ovroutski S

Fontan-palliated patients are at risk for the development of Fontan-associated liver disease (FALD). In this study, we performed a detailed hemodynami... Read More

Source: PubMed

Pediatr Cardiol  2020 Feb 01  

Long-Term Follow-Up of Transthoracic Echocardiography-Guided Transcatheter Closure of Large Atrial Septal Defects (=?30 mm) Using the SHSMA Occluder.

Dou H, Kan T, Guo X, Wang L, Na J, Li P, Xu X, Qin Y, Zhao X

Transcatheter closure of large atrial septal defects (ASDs) remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of... Read More

Source: PubMed

Comments

Angel_C Tuesday, September 25, 2012

I have VSD since birth [Tetralogy of Fallot] and I'm now 29 years old, I'm aware that I'm not allowed to do any strenuous activities but is yoga allowable for me? I can't afford to go to a doctor. I'm from a 3rd world country in Asia.

motisagar Tuesday, August 30, 2011

HOLE IN HEART IN MY COSION HEART ,I HAVE NO MORE MONEY FOR SURGERY.MY BABY LIE ON BED AND WAITING FOR DEATH.PLEASE SUGGEST ME FOR SOME WELFARE SOSITY ,WHO HEALP MY CHILD.

Man56 Thursday, September 8, 2011

dear friend, why don't u try get BPL [below poverty line]card, once this card made i belive free medicins and treatment avilable at all govt hospitals.

RameshRaju Tuesday, January 8, 2013

get it done in Sathyasai Institute of Medical sciences in Bangalore.. They will do for free..

Kuotkuany Saturday, July 23, 2011

Well and briefly explained; VSD account for upto 25% of all Cardiac Heart Failure, which simply means that 2 out of 1000 lives birth are affected. Isolated complex malformations do happened and lower left sternal edge with/or without parasternal thrill is encountered mostly during examination. Yeah/and ballabalala....

manuheart123 Saturday, December 18, 2010

Ventricular Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect is usually symptomless at birth. It usually manifests a few weeks after birth. Small VSD can be asymptomatic, but larger ones can result in heart failure, pulmonary hypertension or growth restriction with recurrent respiratory infections like pneumonia. Other features may be poor weight gain, breathlessness on breast feeding and increased heart rate. If not intervened, it can develop into Eisenmenger Syndrome, which has a very bad outcome. http://heart-consult.com

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