A novel surgical risk model specific to patients with adult congenital heart disease is a much-needed addition to previous tools for predicting 30-day postoperative survival in this growing population.Read More
Awareness is growing that anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery can cause harm at any age, as can the more common finding of a myocardial bridge. Our clinicians share their latest management strategies for these congenital defects.
For adults with pulmonary valve dysfunction who have had prior open-heart surgeries, more transcatheter options are available than ever before.
We’ve introduced refinements to our novel approach for achieving biventricular conversion in patients with complex anatomic challenges traditionally managed with univentricular conversion.
Challenging cases of congenital heart disease require systematic planning, multiple backup plans, a readiness to become aggressive and more. A veteran surgeon shares tips and two illustrative cases.
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Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries is a rare anomaly with no single best answer for every patient. But a new analysis of one of the largest series to date should help shape management strategies.