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Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators Safe, Effective for Pediatric Patients

Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators Safe, Effective for Pediatric Patients

All arrhythmic episodes were successfully converted, and no deaths were reported.

EKG Recommended for Pediatric Patients Before Antipsychotic Medication

EKG Recommended for Pediatric Patients Before Antipsychotic Medication

Prior to starting antipsychotic therapy, pediatric patients should undergo a baseline electrocardiogram assessment.

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome After Congenital Heart Surgery in Children

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome After Congenital Heart Surgery in Children

To reduce the incidence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome in pediatric patients after heart surgery, researchers suggest restricting blood product use.

Therapeutic Hypothermia in Children With In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Therapeutic Hypothermia in Children With In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Therapeutic hypothermia did not improve survival outcomes in pediatric patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest.

AHA: Pregnancy Management With Congenital Heart Disease

AHA: Pregnancy Management With Congenital Heart Disease

The American Heart Association presents recommendations for managing pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease.

First Report of Congenital Heart Disease Estimates in the United States

First Report of Congenital Heart Disease Estimates in the United States

Approximately 12% of 2.4 million individuals living with congenital heart disease in 2010 had severe congenital heart disease.

Aortic Valve Replacement With Ross Procedure Effective in Children and Young Adults

Aortic Valve Replacement With Ross Procedure Effective in Children and Young Adults

The Ross procedure was superior to other types of aortic valve replacement in children when compared in matched groups.

CHAMP Home Monitoring System Provides Contact Between Care Teams and Families of Infants With Single Ventricle

CHAMP Home Monitoring System Provides Contact Between Care Teams and Families of Infants With Single Ventricle

The Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program model provides instant contact for families and care teams of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Delirium Common in Pediatric Patients After Cardiothoracic Surgery

Delirium Common in Pediatric Patients After Cardiothoracic Surgery

More than half of the pediatric patients included in the study experienced acute delirium after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.

Congenital Heart Disease Gene Mutations May Contribute to Neurodevelopmental Delays

Congenital Heart Disease Gene Mutations May Contribute to Neurodevelopmental Delays

Results from an exome sequencing study demonstrated a link between genetic mutations related to congenital heart disease and neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

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