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Heart organoids simulate pregestational diabetes-induced congenital heart disease

Science Daily - Heart Disease

An advanced human heart organoid system can be used to model embryonic heart development under pregestational diabetes-like conditions, researchers report. The organoids recapitulate hallmarks of pregestational diabetes-induced congenital heart disease found in mice and humans.

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Latest research redefines neurodevelopmental risks, outcomes for congenital heart disease

American Heart News - Heart News

Statement Highlights: A new American Heart Association scientific statement updates more than a decade of research identifying, managing and preventing neurodevelopmental delays and disorders among people with congenital heart disease.

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Exercise and Sports Participation in Complex Congenital Heart Disease in Teenagers and Adults

American College of Cardiology

Developments in cardiovascular (CV) surgery and related care have led to the improved survival of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) and more teenagers and adults living with congenital heart disease (ACHD).

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ACC CardiaCast’s PulseCheck: Congenital Heart Disease

American College of Cardiology

In this panel discussion, host Andrea Price MS, AACC brings together Tricia Keegan, NP, DNP, FACC, Disty Pearson, PA-C, AACC, and Bailey Estes MSN, AGNP-C, to explore best practices related to structural heart disease. In this episode, the focus is on congenital heart disease.

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CHD-CXR: a de-identified publicly available dataset of chest x-ray for congenital heart disease

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Congenital heart disease is a prevalent birth defect, accounting for approximately one-third of major birth defects. In response, we have released a dataset containing 828 DICOM chest x-ray files from children with diagnosed congenital heart disease, alongside corresponding cardiac ultrasound reports.

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Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Congenital Heart Disease: Therapeutic Challenges and Future Perspectives

Journal of the American Heart Association

Journal of the American Heart Association, Ahead of Print. The increasing prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in adults with congenital heart disease raises significant questions regarding its management. Emerging imaging modalities and ablation techniques might have a role to play.

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Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease: Key Points

American College of Cardiology

The following are key points to remember from an American Heart Association Scientific Statement on neurodevelopmental outcomes for individuals with congenital heart disease, which includes updates in neuroprotection, risk-stratification, evaluation, and management.