Tag Archive: congenital heart defects

Apr 27 2015

Minimal Improvement in Infants’ Neurodevelopment After Cardiac Surgery

The most common complication for children who undergo CHD surgery in infancy is neurodevelopmental disability.

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Apr 02 2015

Researchers Suggest NTRK3 Gene Mutation Contributes to Heart Defects

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are searching for genes that could be linked to the presence of heart defects, and they recently reported on mutations in the gene NTRK3.

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Apr 28 2014

Surgery Timing Affects Brain Injury in Infants With CHD

Jennifer Lynch, a University of Pennsylvania physics graduate student who investigates biomedical optics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, researched how the timing of surgery influences brain injury in newborns with HLHS.

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