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Congenital Heart Disease

AHA Statement | Perioperative care for children with congenital heart disease presenting for noncardiac procedures

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:26h | UTC

Perioperative Considerations for Pediatric Patients With Congenital Heart Disease Presenting for Noncardiac Procedures: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes

Commentary: AHA Weighs in on Risks of Noncardiac Surgery in Congenital HD Patients – TCTMD

 


AHA Scientific Statement | Palliative care across the life span for children with heart disease

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:19h | UTC

Palliative Care Across the Life Span for Children With Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes

Top Things to Know: Palliative Care Across Lifespan for Children With Heart Disease – American Heart Association

Commentary: Palliative Care Across the Lifespan for Children with Heart Disease – American Heart Association

 


Cohort Study | Procedural characteristics and outcomes of transcatheter interventions for aortic coarctation

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:16h | UTC

Procedural Characteristics and Outcomes of Transcatheter Interventions for Aortic Coarctation: A Report From the IMPACT Registry – JSCAI

Commentary: NCDR Study: Catheter Interventions as a Safe, Effective Treatment For Native Aortic Coarctation in Older Children, Adults – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Document | Management of infants and neonates with tetralogy of Fallot

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:21h | UTC

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) 2022 Expert Consensus Document: Management of infants and neonates with tetralogy of Fallot – The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Risk of heart failure in congenital heart disease

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:14h | UTC

Risk of Heart Failure in Congenital Heart Disease: A Nationwide Register-based Cohort Study – Circulation

News Release: Heart failure more common in heart defect survivors starting at young age – American Heart Association

 


SR | BNP and NT-proBNP for the diagnosis of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates.

14 Dec, 2022 | 14:49h | UTC

Brain natriuretic peptide and N‐terminal brain natriuretic peptide for the diagnosis of haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates – Cochrane Library

Summary: In preterm infants, how accurate are the blood tests BNP and NT-proBNP in identifying PDAs (patent ductus arteriosus) that require further treatment? – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study | Survival of patients with congenital ventricular septal defect.

13 Dec, 2022 | 14:21h | UTC

Survival of patients with congenital ventricular septal defect – European Heart Journal

Commentary: Survival of Patients With Congenital Ventricular Septal Defect – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Expectant management or early ibuprofen for patent ductus arteriosus.

9 Dec, 2022 | 13:38h | UTC

Expectant Management or Early Ibuprofen for Patent Ductus Arteriosus – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: Systematic review: “Early or very early pharmacotherapeutic treatment of a hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus probably does not reduce mortality in preterm infants”

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Preliminary study suggests that Edoxaban is a safe alternative for preventing thromboembolism in pediatric patients with cardiac disease.

9 Dec, 2022 | 13:07h | UTC

Edoxaban for Thromboembolism Prevention in Pediatric Patients With Cardiac Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Editorial: Advancing Anticoagulation for Children With Cardiac Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Edoxaban for Prevention of Blood Vessels Being Blocked by Clots (Thrombotic Events) in Children at Risk Because of Cardiac Disease – ENNOBLE-ATE – American College of Cardiology

Related: [Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Direct Oral Anticoagulant Similarly Effective as Standard Anticoagulants for the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism in Children

 


AHA Scientific Statement | Arrhythmias in repaired Tetralogy of Fallot.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:33h | UTC

Arrhythmias in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology

Summary: Arrhythmias in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Arrhythmias in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot – American Heart Association

Commentary: Challenges in Managing Arrhythmias in Adult Tetralogy of Fallot – American Heart Association

 


RCT | In infants undergoing heart surgery, prophylactic methylprednisolone did not significantly improve outcomes.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:31h | UTC

Methylprednisolone for Heart Surgery in Infants — A Randomized, Controlled Trial – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Steroids during surgery may not be helpful for infants having heart bypass – American Heart Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Patent ductus arteriosus: a contemporary perspective for the pediatric and adult cardiac care provider.

7 Sep, 2022 | 12:34h | UTC

Patent Ductus Arteriosus: A Contemporary Perspective for the Pediatric and Adult Cardiac Care Provider – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


JCS 2022 Guideline on management and re-interventional therapy in patients with congenital heart disease in the long-term after the initial repair.

2 Sep, 2022 | 13:10h | UTC

JCS 2022 Guideline on Management and Re-Interventional Therapy in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease Long-Term After Initial Repair – Circulation Journal

 


M-A | The outcome of post-cardiotomy extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in neonates and pediatric patients.

4 Aug, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

The Outcome of Post-cardiotomy Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Neonates and Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


Registry-based cohort study | Interventions in adults with repaired coarctation of the aorta.

7 Jul, 2022 | 12:29h | UTC

Interventions in Adults With Repaired Coarctation of the Aorta – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


M-A: Patent ductus arteriosus stent vs. surgical aortopulmonary shunt for initial palliation of cyanotic congenital heart disease with ductal‐dependent pulmonary blood flow.

30 Jun, 2022 | 11:00h | UTC

Patent Ductus Arteriosus Stent Versus Surgical Aortopulmonary Shunt for Initial Palliation of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease with Ductal‐Dependent Pulmonary Blood Flow: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


Guidelines for the use of cardiac magnetic resonance in pediatric congenital and acquired heart disease.

22 Jun, 2022 | 11:31h | UTC

Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance/European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging/American Society of Echocardiography/Society for Pediatric Radiology/North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging Guidelines for the Use of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Pediatric Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease: Endorsed by The American Heart Association – Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging

 


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