Navigation Links
Multicenter Study Led by Texas Children's Hospital & Baylor College of Medicine Finds Prenatal Diagnosis & Birth Location May Significantly Improve Neonatal HLHS Survival
Date:10/25/2013

ildren’s Heart Center is one of only ten cardiac surgical centers that offer the first surgery for HLHS in the state of Texas, and is one of the highest volume congenital heart surgery centers in the country. Additionally, the Heart Center works in close collaboration with Texas Children's Fetal Center at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women to identify and begin treatment of this complex heart issue in-utero. The Fetal Center is one of only a few centers in the world capable of performing complex fetal intervention as it involves a coordinated effort among a large, multidisciplinary team of fetal cardiologists, OBGYNs, interventional cardiologists, congenital heart surgeons, fetal imaging experts, maternal and fetal anesthesiologists and other clinical specialists.

"Previously, parents had limited options when they received an early diagnosis of HLHS during pregnancy," said Dr. Michael Belfort, obstetrician and gynecologist-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital and chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM. "Now, through the collaborative work of the Fetal and Heart Centers at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, families have more options and we are seeing even better outcomes for these babies."

For more than 50 years, Texas Children’s Heart Center has cared for children with congenital heart defects, like HLHS, and treats more than 17,000 children and performs more than 800 surgeries annually.

“If you’re able to deliver at or near a high volume cardiac surgical center, you’re likely to have the best outcome for your child,” added Morris. “Our multidisciplinary team has the expertise to care for fetuses in-utero all the way into adulthood.”

Texas Children's Heart Center is committed to consistently providing outcomes that are among the best in the nation. As part of this commitment, Texas Children’s has a dedicated Surgical Outcomes Center devoted to patients and families through a commitme
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. RSNA: Multicenter Trial Finds BI-RADS 3 Breast Lesions Have Low Cancer Rate
2. Multicenter trial finds BI-RADS 3 breast lesions have low cancer rate
3. Multicenter study confirms low testosterone in 84 percent of lung cancer patients taking crizotinib
4. Results released for first multicenter study of hybrid revascularization
5. Antibiotic Resistance 2013: A Global Market Study
6. Study ties bone marrow transplant to negative sexual side effects
7. Preclinical study finds drug helps against pancreatic cancer
8. Mayo Clinic study: Uterine fibroids have significant impact on quality of life, workplace performance
9. Study by researchers at Saarland University demonstrates preventive effect of sterols in Alzheimers
10. NEJM study exposes overuse of radiation therapy when urologists profit from self-referral
11. Study shows no increased risk for heart attacks among HIV-positive patients with high CD4 cell count
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Nutritional ... variety of nutritional and wellness products, announced the addition of Vincent Aquilino to ... therapy, active isolated stretching and the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, has spent ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Intellitec Solutions ... recent implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP for a senior living facility in Maine. ... supporting senior living communities in 16 states. This further expansion was again a ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... the growing number of individuals who remain undiagnosed, treatment options for patients are ... away from traditional CPAP therapy due to its overall lack of comfort and ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Reduce Human Error on the Drug ... and Ginette M. Collazo, Inc.**, Sept. 16-17, 2015 – Raleigh, NC, http://www.fdanews.com/humanerrordrugdevice ... and device firms reduce manufacturing errors by 50 percent or more, will conduct ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... New York (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Obama’s call to action by asking community members to contribute to the College’s “My ... “Helping more of our young people stay on track. Providing the support they need ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NPI Welcomes Vincent Aquilino to Board of Directors 2Health News:Intellitec Solutions Expands Long term Care ERP Offerings to Maine 2Health News:Oravan Sleep Apnea Device Gains Traction in Sleep Industry 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Reduce Human Error on the Drug and Device Manufacturing Floor: Reduce Errors By 50% or More Workshop, Sept. 16-17, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Reduce Human Error on the Drug and Device Manufacturing Floor: Reduce Errors By 50% or More Workshop, Sept. 16-17, 2015 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Reduce Human Error on the Drug and Device Manufacturing Floor: Reduce Errors By 50% or More Workshop, Sept. 16-17, 2015 4Health News:Mercy College a “My Brother’s Keeper” Community 2Health News:Mercy College a “My Brother’s Keeper” Community 3
... transmission did not cause infection among caregivers in study ... study estimates that more than 12 percent of people ... infected with MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and ... to others in their household. , The researchers, Dr. ...
... the cheerful, study finds , MONDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) ... more likely to develop heart trouble than those with a ... comes from the Women,s Health Initiative, which has tracked more ... , "In addition to looking at hormones and their effect ...
... , , WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 ... is an immigrant (legal or illegal) or the U.S.-born child (under ... one-fourth of those on Medicaid. While there has been some ... insurance plans, the enormous impact of immigration, both legal and illegal, ...
... , ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif., ... Device Connectivity Conference & Exhibition, organized by The Center for ... at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical ... an outstanding agenda with nationally recognized experts from academia, provider ...
... , , FLORENCE, Italy, Aug. 10 ... a North American subsidiary of its DEKA division. Based in San ... bringing a selected range of medical and aesthetic devices under the ... SmartXide DOT. , , The new management team ...
... , LAKEWOOD, N.J., Aug. 10 PLUS ... announced today that it has expanded its executive team with the addition ... M.D. to chief medical officer and Mark Machulcz to executive vice president ... Mr. Machulcz bring more than 30 years of combined anatomic pathology experience ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Staph Infection May Follow People Home From Hospital 2Health News:Optimism Good for Heart and Longevity 2Health News:Optimism Good for Heart and Longevity 3Health News:Inaugural Medical Device Connectivity Conference & Exhibition to Focus on Connecting Medical Devices to People, Workflow and Information Systems 2Health News:El.En. Group Establishes New Subsidiary, DEKA Medical, Inc. and Appoints Management Team 2Health News:PLUS Diagnostics Announces Senior Executive Appointments 2Health News:PLUS Diagnostics Announces Senior Executive Appointments 3
(Date:7/30/2015)... Eisai Inc. announced today that regulatory applications ... , European Union and Japan ... eribulin, for the treatment of patients with inoperable soft ... advanced or metastatic disease. These regulatory ... Phase 3 clinical trial (Study 309), which met its ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015 ... new research report with market overview, trends, ... forecast, porter analysis, recent developments, competitive scenario ... Global Industry Insight: Biosensors Market Development and ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150727/756778 ) Explore ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015   Gaumard® Scientific Company ... UNI®, the world,s first operating system to support ... available exclusively to Gaumard users. UNI® version 2.27.21.0 ... Newborn Tory™ S2200, as well as improvements to ... clinical measures such as EtCO 2 .  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 2Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 3Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 4Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 5Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5Gaumard's Latest UNI Operating System Update Adds Performance and New Functionality 2Gaumard's Latest UNI Operating System Update Adds Performance and New Functionality 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: