Conference Presenters

The Cardiology 2012 conference focused on congenital heart disease from fetus to adulthood and featured more than 300 presentations.

Syncope... What's going down?

Dr. Jeff Boris, a pediatric cardiologist from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about Syncope, or passing out.

Functional MRI in the fetus with CHD

Dr. Mark Fogel director of Cardiac MRI at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia talks about functional MRI in the fetus with congenital heart disease.

3-D imaging in the Fontan Baffle procedure

Dr. Mark Fogel from the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia talks about simulated 3-D imaging in the Fontan Baffle procedure.

Sildenafil in neonates and infants after heart surgery

Dr. Brian Hanna from the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia talks about Sildenafil in neonates and infants after heart surgery at Cardiology 2012.

The Adult Congenital Heart Program of the Future

Dr. Yuli Kim, medical director of the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Program, a joint program between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine talks about the Adult Congenital Heart Program of the Future.

The adult with CHD in a Children's Hospital: Hopes and fears

Dr. Yuli Kim, medical director of the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Program, a joint program between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine talks about the adult in a children's hospital, hopes and fears.

Special needs of the adolescent patient

Adrienne Kovacs, PhD, from the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Toronto General Hospital, presents information on the special needs of the adolescent patient and practical aspects to improve transition.

Update on Kawasaki Disease

Dr. Brian McCrindle, pediatric cardiologist at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, shares an update on Kawasaki Disease research.

New guidelines for cardiovascular risk reduction in children

Dr. Brian McCrindle, pediatric cardiologist at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, talks about the new National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Guidelines for cardiovascular risk reduction in children, specifically drug therapy for hypertension and lipid abnormalities.

Congenital heart disease and the brain... How important is it?

Kathleen Mussatto, a nurse scientist at Children's Hospital Wisconsin, talks about congenital heart disease (CHD) and the Brain.

Building a fetal therapy program in a general hospital

Dr. Simone Pedra, from the Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia in Sao Paolo Brazil, talks about the presentation she and her husband Dr. Carlos Pedra presented on building a fetal therapy program in a general hospital.

Why the new CPR guidelines are recommendations not guidelines

Dr. Vinay Nadkarni, a critical care physician at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about the new CPR guidelines and why they are guidelines and not recommendations.

Changing approach to prenatal diagnosis and treatment for infants with CHD

Dr. Jack Rychik, medical director of the Fetal Heart Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses the recent changes in the approach to prenatal diagnosis and treatment.

Planning lifelong care for the patient with a single ventricle heart defect

Dr. Jack Rychik, medical director of the Single Ventricle Survivorship Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about the issues that are surfacing as children survive cardiac surgeries, and some of the complications that may occur in a new generation of survivors.

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