INDICA NEWS OFFICE – The week of February 7-14 marks Global Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) Awareness Week. In recognition of this week, HD Medical Inc, a Silicon Valley-based innovator, announced that it has screened more than 50,000 children for coronary heart disease using HD Steth ™ across India. HD Steth
SANTA CLARA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – In recognition of World Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week (CHD), HD Medical Inc. announces today that it has screened more than 50,000 children for CHD using HD Steth ™. These screenings have been carried out in several locations in India, helping to save
WEST TAWAKONI, Texas (KLTV) – February is American Heart Month and this week is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. Congenital heart defects or coronary artery disease occur when heart problems occur while a baby is developing during pregnancy. According to UT Health East Texas chief of cardiology, Dr. Thaddeus Tolleson,
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Doctors at Spectrum Health say more than 2 million people in the US alone have congenital heart disease; a condition that people are born with. February 7e marks the start of Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, and doctors at Spectrum Health tell FOX 17 it’s important
In collaboration with the University of Central Florida and the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Mechanical Engineering Dr Eduardo Divo and Ph.D. Student Arka Das conducts research aimed at saving the lives of children born with only one functioning cardiac ventricle, a condition that deprives them
Image: The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder PDA closure device (Photo courtesy of Abbott) Minimally invasive pea-sized transcatheter implant shuts off ductus arteriosus (PDA) in premature infants. The Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder from Abbott (Abbott Park, IL, USA) is a PDA closure device made of a self-expanding single-layer nickel-titanium wire mesh. The obturator
What is a congenital heart defect? A congenital heart defect is a condition that occurs when the heart – or blood vessels near the heart – do not develop normally before birth. Congenital heart defects are one of the most common birth defects, occurring in approximately one in 100 newborns.