HLHS

The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a research program with the goal of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals with HLHS.

To learn more or to participate, please visit our website or contact HLHS@mayo.edu.

Follow the program on Facebook at Mayo Clinic HLHS, on Twitter @MayoClinicHLHS, and on Instagram at MayoClinicHLHS.

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Sep 10, 2019

New HLHS Program Blog Feature -- #ResearchRecap!

By Brianna N. Tranby @briannatranby
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. (2-3 minute [...]
New HLHS Program Blog Feature -- #ResearchRecap!
Sep 3, 2019

How to Choose the Right Hospital for Your HLHS Needs

By Brianna N. Tranby @briannatranby
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 [...]
How to Choose the Right Hospital for Your HLHS Needs
Aug 14, 2019

Your Guide to Reading Scientific Papers

By Brianna N. Tranby @briannatranby
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 [...]
Your Guide to Reading Scientific Papers
Aug 9, 2019

Register Now for Feel the Beat 2019!

By Brianna N. Tranby @briannatranby
            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 [...]
Register Now for Feel the Beat 2019!
Jul 22, 2019

Phase I Stem Cell Trial Results Published!

By Brianna N. Tranby @briannatranby
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 [...]
Phase I Stem Cell Trial Results Published!

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