Tag Archive: congenital heart disease

Jun 27 2014

CHOP Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program which builds onto already growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-announces-fetal-neuroprotection-program/

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/