May 12, 2013
NIH Media Availability: Researchers take important step in unlocking what causes congenital heart disease
Findings from the first large-scale sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease bring us closer to understanding this most common type of birth defect.
October 1, 2012
: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Five articles regarding the Pediatric Heart Network's Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial
Coauthors include Mario Stylianou, Ph.D., Jonathan R. Kaltman, M.D., and Gail D. Pearson, M.D., Sc.D., NHLBI
The Single Ventricle Reconstruction (SVR) trial was supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) as part of the NHLBI-funded Pediatric Heart Network.
July 10, 2012
Economic evaluation of strategies to reduce sudden cardiac death in young athletes
Co-authored by Jonathan Kaltman, M.D., Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
Kaltman and colleagues evaluate the cost-effectiveness of adding electrocardiogram (ECG) screening to the currently standard practice of pre-participation history and physical examination to reduce sudden cardiac death in young athletes.
July 25, 2011
NIH Media Availability: Study finds important risk factors for death and transplantation in children with heart muscle disease
Researchers have identified important risk factors for death and transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), according to results from a study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.