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

Falling Through the Cracks: The Current Gap in the Health Care Transition of Patients With Kawasaki Disease
Genetic Testing for Heritable Cardiovascular Diseases in Pediatric Patients
Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease in Children and Adolescents
Impact of Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathy on Emotional Well-Being and Family Dynamics: A Study of Parents and Adolescents
Diagnosis and Management of Myocarditis in Children

Journals

Relying on the Metabolic Clock of Gestation for a Better Understanding of Preeclampsia
Health Care Policy and Congenital Heart Disease: 2020 Focus on Our 2030 Future
Angiostatic Peptide, Endostatin, Predicts Severity in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease–Associated Pulmonary Hypertension
Association of ApoE Genotypes and Recovery From Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Very Low Birth Weight Infants
Period Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease and the Need for a Centralized Patient Registry in American Samoa, 2016 to 2018

Continuing Education

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Meet us in November in Boston or online from anywhere through our virtual platform for the global cardiovascular event of the year! Reconnect with colleagues, experience breakthrough cardiovascular basic, clinical and population science updates, and immerse yourself in innovative solutions designed to help you in your daily practice at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021.

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Through active engagement and participation at local and national levels, Young Hearts Council members help shape public policy and clinical standards. Members are encouraged to remain active advocates — political, scientific and organizational — to promote the well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.


The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.


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