Latest Advances

  • Condition: Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Children with Pulmonary Artery Hypertension
  • Journal: Texas Heart Institute journal
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Closure
  • Number of Patients: 33
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This study investigated whether transcatheter device closure of patent ductus arteriosus (hole in heart; PDA) is safe in children with pulmonary artery hypertension (high blood pressure).
  • Condition: Borderline Left Heart Hypoplasia
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Half-turned Truncal Switch Operation after Single Ventricle Palliation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of a half-turned truncal switch operation for single ventricle palliation for borderline left heart hypoplasia.
  • Condition: Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
  • Journal: Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi : Turk Kardiyoloji Derneginin yayin organidir
  • Treatment Used: Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen
  • Number of Patients: 86
  • Published —
This study determined whether combining acetaminophen with ibuprofen is more effective than the individual use of these drugs to treat patent ductus arteriosus (hole in heart; PDA).
  • Condition: Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Journal: Indian heart journal
  • Treatment Used: Large Occluders
  • Number of Patients: 36
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of off-label use of large occluders for the closure of patent ductus arteriosus.
  • Condition: Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Elderly Patients
  • Journal: Journal of interventional cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Closure
  • Number of Patients: 33
  • Published —
The aim of this study was to analyze periprocedural and one-year follow-up results of transcatheter closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in elderly patients.
  • Condition: Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Journal: Zhonghua er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Pulmonary Surfactant
  • Number of Patients: 92
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of minimally invasive pulmonary surfactant administration for premature newborns with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Condition: Coarctation of Aorta (CoA) in Adolescents and Adults
  • Journal: Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Repair
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study evaluated outcomes for surgical repair in adolescents and adults with coarctation (narrowing) of the aorta (CoA)
  • Condition: Growth of Preterm Infants
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Breast Milk and Individualized Fortification
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study analyzed the macronutrients present in human milk and the correlation with the growth of in-hospital preterm infants.
  • Condition: Inadequate Breathing at Birth
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Sustained Versus Standard Inflations
  • Number of Patients: 1467
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of sustained versus standard inflations during neonatal resuscitation due to inadequate breathing at birth.
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