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 Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics
Prevention of Viridans Group Streptococcal Infective Endocarditis
Black young adults face higher stroke risk than their white peers
Low-intensity exercise isn't enough to keep the heart from shrinking in space
Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Children: Experience from the MR CLEAN Registry

Journals

Intersection of Heart Failure and Pregnancy: Beyond Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Letter by Ferrero and Chessa Regarding Article, “Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: The DAI-T4F Nationwide Registry”
Response by Waldmann et al to Letter Regarding Article, “Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients With Tetralogy of Fallot and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: The DAI-T4F Nationwide Registry”
Epidemiology of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Critically Ill Children Admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units Across England: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study
Hepatic Steatosis in Patients With Single Ventricle and a Fontan Circulation

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