Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks Video Series

Jack Rychik, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), along with several distinguished Cardiac Center colleagues, present Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks — a video-based, educational resource for clinical and research professionals in pediatric cardiology. Featuring world-class experts and thought-leaders in cardiac care, these video presentations will share new perspectives on basic principles, introduce novel concepts and innovations, and offer unique insight on some of the field’s greatest areas of challenge.

 

The Lymphatic System and Its Importance in Congenital Heart Disease

The Forgotten Circulation: The Lymphatic System and Its Importance in Congenital Heart Disease Yoav Dori, MD, PhD, the Director of the Jill and Mark Fishman Center for Lymphatic Disorders at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents The Forgotten Circulation: The Lymphatic System and Its Importance in Congenital Heart Disease.

Hosted by Dr. Rychik, this presentation will cover:

  • Lymphatics: form and function
  • Status in single ventricle
  • Innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies

Explore the Lymphatic System

 

The Atrioventricular Canal Defect: Elements in the Balance

The Atrioventricular Canal Defect: Elements in the Balance Meryl S. Cohen, MD, pediatric cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) presents The Atrioventricular Canal Defect: Elements in the Balance.

Hosted by Dr. Rychik, this presentation will cover:

  • Variations in AVC defect manifestations
  • Determining valvar imbalance and impact on strategies of care
  • Balancing intra-operative decisions based on imaging data

Watch the Episode About AVC Defects

 

What Therapies Improve Fontan Circulation?

What Therapies Improve Fontan Circulation? David Goldberg, MD, attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center and Fontan Rehabilitation, Wellness, Activity and Resilience Development (FORWARD) Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents What Therapies Improve Fontan Circulation?

Hosted by Dr. Rychik, this presentation will cover:

  • Multi-organ systems to be influenced
  • Fontan FORWARD Surveillance Clinic
  • Results of the FUEL Trial
  • Other novel strategies that are emerging

Hear More About the Therapies

 

Catheter-Based Interventional Therapies for the Failing Fontan Circulation

Catheter-Based Interventional Therapies for the Failing Fontan Circulation Jonathan J. Rome, MD, FACC, Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs and an attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Catheter-Based Interventional Therapies for the Failing Fontan Circulation.

Moderated by Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FACC, Chief of the Division of Cardiology at CHOP, this presentation will cover:

  • Overview of indications for therapies such as PA stenting, AP collateral embolization, etc.
  • Challenges and complications
  • Novel venous re-routing strategies

Learn More About Catheter-Based Interventions

 

Optimizing Neurological Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease

Optimizing Neurological Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease: How Can We Protect Against Injury and Stressors in the Peri-operative and Intensive Care Arenas? Maryam Naim, MD, pediatric cardiac intensive care physician in the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Optimizing Neurological Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease: How Can we Protect Against Injury and Stressors in the Peri-operative and Intensive Care Arenas?

Moderated by Jonathan Chen, MD, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Co-director of the Cardiac Center, this presentation will cover:

  • Overview of neuro outcomes
  • Identifying and monitoring for possible injury/physiological stressors
  • Strategies to reduce injury and stressors

Learn About Optimizing Neurological Outcomes

 

Exercise Evaluation and Rehabilitation in Pediatric Heart Failure

Exercise Evaluation and Rehabilitation in Pediatric Heart Failure: The Science and Practice Danielle Burstein, MD, attending cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Exercise Evaluation and Rehabilitation in Pediatric Heart Failure: The Science and Practice.

Moderated by Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FACC, Chief of the Division of Cardiology at CHOP, this presentation will cover:

  • Pathophysiology of heart failure and the impact on exercise in children
  • Effective strategies for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

Learn More About Exercise Evaluation and Rehab

 

Understanding Valve Function in Congenital Heart Disease

Deepening our Understanding of Valve Function in Congenital Heart Disease – First Step to Improving Therapeutic Outcomes Matthew Jolley, MD, attending anesthesiologist in the Pediatric Valve Center and Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Deepening our Understanding of Valve Function in Congenital Heart Disease – First Step to Improving Therapeutic Outcomes.

Moderated by Jonathan Chen, MD, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Co-director of the Cardiac Center, this presentation will cover:

  • New windows – 3d imaging
  • Computational modeling of complexities
  • Programmatic development focused on valvar conditions in CHD

Learn More About Valve Function

 

Coronary Artery Anomalies — Data and Dilemmas

Coronary Artery Anomalies: Data and  Dilemmas — Making Sense of It All Julie Brothers, MD, FAAP, pediatric cardiologist and the Medical Director of the Coronary Anomaly Management Program (CAMP)  at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Coronary Artery Anomalies: Data and Dilemmas — Making Sense of It All.

Hosted by Dr. Rychik, this presentation will cover:

  • Overview of variations
  • Evidence base for concerns
  • Who to treat? Risk stratification
  • An algorithm for a reasonable approach

Watch this Video About Coronary Artery Anomalies


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