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

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
2020 AHA/ACC Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics
Prevention of Viridans Group Streptococcal Infective Endocarditis
Black young adults face higher stroke risk than their white peers

Journals

Cirrhosis in a 42 Year Old With a History of Attempted Atrial Septal Defect Closure in Childhood
Inflammasome Activation in Children With Kawasaki Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
Elevated Left and Right Atrial Pressures Long‐Term After Atrial Septal Defect Correction: An Invasive Exercise Hemodynamic Study
Impact of Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathy on Emotional Well-Being and Family Dynamics: A Study of Parents and Adolescents
Persistent Hypertension and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy After Repair of Native Coarctation of Aorta in Adults

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