Tag Archive: Heart

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/

Aug 08 2013

CHOP Researcher Helps Discover a Cause for Abnormal Heart Vessels

A pediatric cardiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a first author of new research identifying a mutation that disrupts the formation of veins bringing blood to the heart very early in development.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-researcher-helps-discover-a-cause-for-abnormal-heart-vessels/