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

2020 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
VIDEO: The American Heart Association Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
Health Equity and Structural Racism Language Guide (PDF)
Call to Action: Structural Racism as a Fundamental Driver of Health Disparities
Association Between Sociodemographic Determinants and Disparities in Stroke Symptom Awareness Among US Young Adults

Journals

Early Onset of Coronary Artery Calcification in Women With Previous Preeclampsia
Endomyocardial Biopsy in a Pediatric Patient With Cardiac Manifestations of COVID-19
Surgical Unroofing for Intramural Aortic Course of Left Main Coronary Artery Leading Reverse Vessel Remodeling
Balloon Angioplasty for Native Aortic Coarctation in 3- to 12-Month-Old Infants
Don’t Throw the Infant Out With the Bathwater

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