Category Archive: Cardiology

Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

Children who are born with complex heart defects like congenital heart disease can often have poor growth. A new study from a pediatric cardiologist and her team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that that this poor growth may stem from factors beyond deficient nutrition, and may include abnormalities in overall growth regulation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/some-kids-with-heart-defects-may-experience-abnormal-growth-regulation/

Feb 01 2013

Longer CPR Saves Lives in Children and Adults

Two recently published studies show that extending cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) longer than previously thought useful saves lives in children and adults. The research teams analyzed the impact of duration of CPR in patients who suffered cardiac arrest while hospitalized.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/longer-cpr-saves-lives-in-children-and-adults/