Congenital Heart Disease


25 Feeds
22q11.2 deletion syndrome, also known as DiGeorge syndrome, is a congenital disorder caused as a result of a partial deletion of chromosome 22. Here is the latest research.
22q11 Deletion Syndrome
Fast Growing

22q11.2 deletion syndrome, also known as DiGeorge syndrome, is a congenital disorder caused as a result of a partial deletion of chromosome 22. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Alagille syndrome is a multi-system genetic disorder that can affect the liver, heart, and other parts of the body. It’s characterization includes heart problems, liver damage, jaundice, and xanthomas. Here is the latest research.
Alagille Syndrome

Alagille syndrome is a multi-system genetic disorder that can affect the liver, heart, and other parts of the body. It’s characterization includes heart problems, liver damage, jaundice, and xanthomas. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Aortic coarctation is a congenital condition characterized by narrowing of the aorta. Discover the latest research on this disease here.
Aortic Coarctation

Aortic coarctation is a congenital condition characterized by narrowing of the aorta. Discover the latest research on this disease here.

Follow Feed
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia is a congenital cardiomyopathy that is characterized by infiltration of adipose and fibrous tissue into the right ventricle wall and loss of myocardial cells. Primary injuries usually are at the free wall of the right ventricular and right atria resulting in ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias. Discover the latest research on arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia here.
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
Going Viral

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia is a congenital cardiomyopathy that is characterized by infiltration of adipose and fibrous tissue into the right ventricle wall and loss of myocardial cells. Primary injuries usually are at the free wall of the right ventricular and right atria resulting in ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias. Discover the latest research on arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia here.

Follow Feed
Atrial fibrillation is a common arrhythmia that is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, particularly due to stroke and thromboembolism. Here is the latest research.
Atrial Fibrillation
Fast Growing

Atrial fibrillation is a common arrhythmia that is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality, particularly due to stroke and thromboembolism. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Birth defects encompass structural and functional alterations that occur during embryonic or fetal development and are present since birth. The cause may be genetic, environmental or unknown and can result in physical and/or mental impairment. Here is the latest research on birth defects.
Birth Defects

Birth defects encompass structural and functional alterations that occur during embryonic or fetal development and are present since birth. The cause may be genetic, environmental or unknown and can result in physical and/or mental impairment. Here is the latest research on birth defects.

Follow Feed
Cardiac regeneration enables the repair of irreversibly damaged heart tissue using cutting-edge science, including stem cell and cell-free therapy. Discover the latest research on cardiac regeneration here.
Cardiac Regeneration
Fast Growing

Cardiac regeneration enables the repair of irreversibly damaged heart tissue using cutting-edge science, including stem cell and cell-free therapy. Discover the latest research on cardiac regeneration here.

Follow Feed
Congenital heart diseases are present since birth and are a result of improper development of the heart. Prenatal diagnosis on screening ultrasound can detect these defects and better techniques for surgical repair have improved the life expectancy of those born with these diseases. Discover the latest research on congenital heart diseases here.
Congenital Heart Disease
Fast Growing

Congenital heart diseases are present since birth and are a result of improper development of the heart. Prenatal diagnosis on screening ultrasound can detect these defects and better techniques for surgical repair have improved the life expectancy of those born with these diseases. Discover the latest research on congenital heart diseases here.

Follow Feed
Coronary vessel anomalities are malformations of the coronary vessel, either arteries or veins. Discover the latest research on coronary vessel anomalities here.
Coronary Vessel Anomalies
Fast Growing

Coronary vessel anomalities are malformations of the coronary vessel, either arteries or veins. Discover the latest research on coronary vessel anomalities here.

Follow Feed
Patent ductus arteriosus is a congenital heart defect in which the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth: this allows a portion of oxygenated blood from the left heart to flow back to the lungs by flowing from the aorta, which has a higher pressure, to the pulmonary artery. Discover the latest research on patent ductus arteriosus here.
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent
Influential

Patent ductus arteriosus is a congenital heart defect in which the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth: this allows a portion of oxygenated blood from the left heart to flow back to the lungs by flowing from the aorta, which has a higher pressure, to the pulmonary artery. Discover the latest research on patent ductus arteriosus here.

Follow Feed
Endocardial fibroelastosis is a disease characterized by a prominent proliferation of dense collagenous and elastic tissue in the endocardium with the occurrence of congestive heart failure and death in early life. Here is the latest research.
Endocardial Fibroelastosis

Endocardial fibroelastosis is a disease characterized by a prominent proliferation of dense collagenous and elastic tissue in the endocardium with the occurrence of congestive heart failure and death in early life. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Gene therapy is emerging as a potential strategy for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, such as peripheral arterial disease, ischemic heart disease, restenosis after angioplasty, vascular bypass graft occlusion and transplant-associated coronary artery disease. Discover the latest research on gene therapy for cardiovascular diseases here.
Gene Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases
Influential

Gene therapy is emerging as a potential strategy for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, such as peripheral arterial disease, ischemic heart disease, restenosis after angioplasty, vascular bypass graft occlusion and transplant-associated coronary artery disease. Discover the latest research on gene therapy for cardiovascular diseases here.

Follow Feed
Understanding the genetic regulation of cardiac development and function is crucial in generating future therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases. Discover the latest research on Genetic Regulation of Heart Development & Function here.
Genetic Regulation of Heart Development & Function
Fast Growing

Understanding the genetic regulation of cardiac development and function is crucial in generating future therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases. Discover the latest research on Genetic Regulation of Heart Development & Function here.

Follow Feed
Genome editing is a powerful tool to study specific mutations or genes involved in the development and progression of cardiovascular disease. Discover the latest research on Genome Editing in Cardiovascular Disease here.
Genome Editing in Cardiovascular Diseases
Fast Growing

Genome editing is a powerful tool to study specific mutations or genes involved in the development and progression of cardiovascular disease. Discover the latest research on Genome Editing in Cardiovascular Disease here.

Follow Feed
Heart septal defects occur when the walls separating the different chambers of the heart are not completely closed off, leaving holes that can potentially lead to heart failure. Discover the latest research on heart septal defects here.
Heart Septal Defects

Heart septal defects occur when the walls separating the different chambers of the heart are not completely closed off, leaving holes that can potentially lead to heart failure. Discover the latest research on heart septal defects here.

Follow Feed
Heterotaxy syndrome is a rare condition in which abdominal organs are formed in abnormal locations within the chest cavity. Discover the latest research on heterotaxy syndrome here.
Heterotaxy Syndrome
Going Viral

Heterotaxy syndrome is a rare condition in which abdominal organs are formed in abnormal locations within the chest cavity. Discover the latest research on heterotaxy syndrome here.

Follow Feed
Recent surgical advances have led to an increase in the survival rates of infants born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which is the incomplete formation of the left side of the heart. Discover the latest research here.
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Recent surgical advances have led to an increase in the survival rates of infants born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which is the incomplete formation of the left side of the heart. Discover the latest research here.

Follow Feed
Genetic testing is an important and necessary aspect of the management of families with cardiac genetic conditions. Here is the lastest research.
Inherited Cardiac Conditions & Genetic Testing

Genetic testing is an important and necessary aspect of the management of families with cardiac genetic conditions. Here is the lastest research.

Follow Feed
Kartagener syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis. The syndrome is caused by mutations of DYNEIN genes encoding motility proteins which are components of sperm tails, and cilia in the respiratory and the reproductive tracts. Discover the latest research on Kartagener syndrome here.
Kartagener Syndrome
Fast Growing

Kartagener syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis. The syndrome is caused by mutations of DYNEIN genes encoding motility proteins which are components of sperm tails, and cilia in the respiratory and the reproductive tracts. Discover the latest research on Kartagener syndrome here.

Follow Feed
Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. It is associated with mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin, a major element of extracellular microfibrils of connective tissue. Discover the latest research on Marfan syndrome here.
Marfan Syndrome
Fast Growing

Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. It is associated with mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin, a major element of extracellular microfibrils of connective tissue. Discover the latest research on Marfan syndrome here.

Follow Feed
Noonan Syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by unusual facial features, heart defects and other phenotypes. Mutations in the RAS/MAPK signaling pathway account for the majority of cases. Discover the latest research on Noonan Syndrome here.
Noonan Syndrome

Noonan Syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by unusual facial features, heart defects and other phenotypes. Mutations in the RAS/MAPK signaling pathway account for the majority of cases. Discover the latest research on Noonan Syndrome here.

Follow Feed
Prenatal diagnosis has enabled the detection of chromosomal abnormalities as well as single gene disorders and led to substantive improvements in the detection of congenital anomalies. Here is the latest research.
Prenatal Diagnosis: Congenital Anomalies

Prenatal diagnosis has enabled the detection of chromosomal abnormalities as well as single gene disorders and led to substantive improvements in the detection of congenital anomalies. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart defect with an unknown cause which is typically treated by open heart surgery in the first year of life. Symptoms include bluish skin colour, heart murmur, and finger clubbing. Here is the latest research.
Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart defect with an unknown cause which is typically treated by open heart surgery in the first year of life. Symptoms include bluish skin colour, heart murmur, and finger clubbing. Here is the latest research.

Follow Feed
Transposition of Great Vessels is a congenital heart defect in which the positions of the pulmonary artery and aorta are switched. Surgery is used to correct this defect in newborns. Discover the latest research on Transposition of Great Vessels here.
Transposition of Great Vessels

Transposition of Great Vessels is a congenital heart defect in which the positions of the pulmonary artery and aorta are switched. Surgery is used to correct this defect in newborns. Discover the latest research on Transposition of Great Vessels here.

Follow Feed
Turner syndrome is a syndrome of defective gonadal development in phenotypic females associated with the karyotype 45,X (or 45,XO). Patients generally are of short stature with undifferentiated gonads (streak gonads), sexual infantilism, hypogonadism, webbing of the neck, cubitus valgus, elevated gonadotropins, decreased estradiol level in blood, and congenital heart defects. Discover the latest research on Turner syndrome here.
Turner Syndrome

Turner syndrome is a syndrome of defective gonadal development in phenotypic females associated with the karyotype 45,X (or 45,XO). Patients generally are of short stature with undifferentiated gonads (streak gonads), sexual infantilism, hypogonadism, webbing of the neck, cubitus valgus, elevated gonadotropins, decreased estradiol level in blood, and congenital heart defects. Discover the latest research on Turner syndrome here.

Follow Feed

For more information on image sources, please visit our Attribution page

© 2020 Meta ULC. All rights reserved
linkedIninstagrammedium
/discover/categories/congenital-heart-disease/f592adf0-5978-427c-9d14-4b5c7bed7880