Prevention and Treatment of Thrombosis in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

Published: November 13, 2013

  • Thrombosis is a potentially life-threatening complication in children with congenital and acquired heart disease and in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD).
  • Prothrombotic abnormalities may play a role in children with heart disease who have a stroke.
  • Research is needed on the many facets of thrombosis in children with heart disease and in adults with CHD.