Podcast: Neurodevelopment and Congenital Heart Disease

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Research shows that about 50 percent of children with a complex congenital heart defect requiring surgical or catheter intervention in the first year of life have some level of neurodevelopmental disability. Alisa Burnham, MD, Lyla Hampton, PhD, and Kate Wallis, MD, MPH, sit down to talk about the importance of routine neurodevelopmental assessments for children born with complex congenital heart disease, deficits to watch for at different ages, follow-ups and support services pediatricians should be aware of and more.