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Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to improving the quality of life for children with cardiology conditions. Get the latest in pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery to better your practice and learn about innovation within our Heart Institute programs.

Research articles and summaries

Research article

In Colorado, 12,000 to 15,000 people lack proper treatment for adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). Our ACHD nurse care coordinators are working to fill the gaps in their care.

Clinical trial

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado are investigating the safety and feasibility of providing regenerative therapy for a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).

Diagnosis
Infants diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in utero
Age
Stem cell collection at birth; Glenn procedure at 3-6 months old

Professional resources

Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children's Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.

Critical Congenital Heart Disease

In this episode we discuss how to respond to abnormal results of the newborn Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) screening with Chris Rausch, MD, Director of the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Laboratory at Children's Colorado.

Heart Arrhythmia Diagnosis

In this episode, Johannes von Alvensleben, MD, pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Children's Colorado, discusses some of the most common heart arrhythmias in the primary care setting, including identifiable characteristics and treatments.

Care of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Patients in 2019

More than 60% of ACHD patients are not in the care of an expert, leading to increased mortality and preventable morbidity. Joseph Kay, MD, reviews ACHD history, standards of care, challenges and advanced treatment options.

Our experts have created a mental health provider video series to share their experience, knowledge and research with providers across the country and beyond. They discuss specific conditions, new research findings, diagnostic and treatment techniques and more.

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) Treatment and Research

James Jaggers, MD, Co-Director of the Heart Institute at Children’s Colorado and pediatric cardiac surgeon, discusses HLHS treatment options, survival rates at Children’s Colorado and multidisciplinary follow-up care.

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