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Pediatric Heart News - Pediatric Heart News Winter 2012

Pediatric Heart News Winter 2012

Pediatric Heart News masthead

Hal Dietz
photo by Keith Weller

Articles in this Issue


  • Given the aggressive nature of the aneurysms associated with Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Johns Hopkins pediatric heart surgeons not only operate early in the course of the disease, but have shown that doing so can waylay catastrophe.
  • Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologist Hal Dietz is using animal models to show losartan's success in both Marfan syndrome as well as Loeys-Dietz.

Director's View

  • Johns Hopkins is always pushing the boundaries of pediatric cardiovascular care, and soon will be moving into the state-of-the-art Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center.


Lipid Clinic

Interventional Cardiology

Noninvasive Imaging

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