Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology

Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Children

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD, past president of the American Heart Association, interviews Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH about what the new guideline suggests for the treatment of children with high cholesterol.

Science News

Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Children: Experience from the MR CLEAN Registry
Moving Toward a New Horizon of Pediatric Stroke Intervention
8 research projects totaling $900K funded to focus on congenital heart defects
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2021 Update
AHA names top heart disease and stroke research advances of 2020


Maternal Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Mortality Within 1, 3, and 5 Years of Delivery Among Women With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Pre‐Pregnancy Hypertension
Early Pregnancy Atherogenic Profile in a First Pregnancy and Hypertension Risk 2 to 7 Years After Delivery
Long‐Term Postpartum Cardiac Function and Its Association With Preeclampsia
Gender Issues in Italian Catheterization Laboratories: The Gender‐CATH Study
Impacts of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter on Blood Pressure Pattern and Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

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