Tag Archive: cardiac

May 26 2015

Fresh Whole Blood Lowers Child Heart Surgery Exposure Risk

Infants and children who undergo heart surgery are better off receiving fresh whole blood transfusions from a single donor, compared to receiving component blood from multiple donors, according to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/fresh-whole-blood-lowers-child-heart-surgery-exposure-risk/

Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

Children who are born with complex heart defects like congenital heart disease can often have poor growth. A new study from a pediatric cardiologist and her team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that that this poor growth may stem from factors beyond deficient nutrition, and may include abnormalities in overall growth regulation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/some-kids-with-heart-defects-may-experience-abnormal-growth-regulation/