Tag Archive: birth defect

Dec 09 2015

Genes Found Linking Infants’ Heart Disease and Brain Development

Half of infants born with severe congenital heart disease go on to develop neurodevelopmental disorders, which may include cognitive, motor, social, and language impairments.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genes-found-linking-infants-heart-disease-and-brain-development/

Aug 28 2014

Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieved results similar to those in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/report-100-prenatal-surgeries-spina-bifida-support-new-standard-care/