Pediatric Heart News Winter 2013
photo by Keith Weller
Articles in this Issue
Early diagnosis of the rare genetic condition is important because medical therapy can control the heart disease.
Johns Hopkins Children's Center is working with All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. and Florida Children's to establish a joint heart surgery program.
The Research Beat
Despite the common belief that heart surgery is too risky for Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients, Duke Cameron's experience has shown that patients can have successful surgery.
Advances in Imaging
Using advanced cardiac imaging, Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologists and cardiac surgeons make the invisible visible and operable.
A Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologist is leading the search for an effective stent for patients with aortic aneurysm related to coarctation of the aorta.
Knowing what to look for can make a big difference in the diagnosis and treatment of rare genetic diseases like Brugada syndrome.