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This is the fourth entry in our blogpost series that describe the different aspects of the Congenital Heart Disease Center's multi-disciplinary model of care. In this post, the role of Heart Rhythm study in care of CHD patients is examined and explained by Mayo Clinic Rochester electrophysiologist Malini Madhavan, M.B.B.S. [...]
In the following video, Christopher McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D. and Naser Ammash, M.D. discuss how to approach stroke risk in Adult Congenital Heart Disease patients.
Dr. Ammash details the stroke risk in CHD patients with the risk 6-8 percent higher in women and 8-9 percent in men, with [...]
In the following video, Alexander Egbe, M.B.B.S., M.P.H, Christopher McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., and Bryan Cannon, M.D., have a broad discussion on arrhythmias and their treatment. They begin by first exploring the management of atrial arrhythmias across all congenital heart disease patient populations. They discuss how the arrhythmias are [...]
This is the third entry in our blogpost series that describe the different aspects of the Congenital Heart Disease Center's multi-disciplinary model of care. In this post, the role of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in care of CHD patients is examined and explained by Mayo Clinic Rochester obstetrician and gynecologist Carl [...]
Pulmonary valve regurgitation is a common congenital heart disease condition that occurs in patients with primary congenital pulmonary valve disease that was treated either surgically or balloon treated.
It can also occur in more complex cases, such as Tetralogy of Fallot.
Dr. Heidi Connolly, in the following [...]