With more young women reaching their childbearing years after Fontan, researchers are finding that their pregnancies may be complicated due to poor circulation. Researchers at Mayo Clinic reviewed the pregnancies of several women with Fontan anatomy. Our first #ResearchRecap reviews this article in a reader-friendly way.
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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. The care for patients with HLHS is complicated and requires multiple surgeries in infancy and sometimes into adulthood. Studies have consistently confirmed that when an institution performs [...]
Scientific papers, also called research papers or journal articles, are a way for scientists to communicate knowledge publicly. Because researchers often write these papers to share their work with others in that field, they aren’t always easy for non-scientists to understand.
But finding and reading scientific papers is [...]
You are invited to the 7th Annual Feel the Beat event on
Saturday, October 12, 2019!
Our annual Feel the Beat event is a family-friendly event for anyone and everyone interested in learning more about hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and the work the Todd and [...]
We’re proud to announce the publication of results from our Phase I stem cell delivery trial! This paper is the first report of a first-in-infant FDA-monitored trial of a new stem cell therapy in the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). The paper was published in the Journal [...]