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- Transtelephonic Cardiac Event Recording
for Arrhythmia Surveillance
Written by: Elizabeth Charuvastra, RN
- Atrial Septal Defects: Surgical and Transcatheter
Written by: Lucian A. Durham, III, M.D., Ph.D.
Alan M. Mendelsohn, M.D.
- Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA): A Parent's
Written by: Robert J. Sommer, M.D.
- Protein-Losing Enteropathy After the Fontan
Written by: Jack Rychik, M.D.
- Glossary of Childhood Onset Heart Disease
by: William B. Moskowitz, M.D.
Robert J. Sommer, M.D.
Alan Tong, M.D.
Gil Wernovsky, M.D.
- For Professionals
- Internet Resources: Parent and Patient Perspective
- Written by: Mona Barmash
- A View of Congenital Heart Defect Research
by a Basic Scientist
Written by: Raymond Runyan, Ph.D.
- Velocardiofacial Syndrome
- Written by: Rosalie Goldberg, M.S., C.G.C.
Pulmonic Stenosis and Balloon Valvuloplasty
Written by: Alan Tong, M.D.
- The Emerging Recognition of School and
Behavior Problems in Children with Congenital Heart Defects
Written by: Gil Wernovsky, MD
- Medical Decision Making: Informed Consent
in Pediatrics and Pediatric Research
Written by: Beth Newbury Whitstone, RN, BSN
- Play Activities
for Hospitalized Children
- Musical Ideas for Hospital Stays
Written by: Laurie Smith, BMT, MTA
- Question and Answer Sessions
Questions and Answers with Stuart Berger, M.D.
Sudden Cardiac Death
- Parents and ACHD'ers Speak Out: Using the Internet
for Health Information and Support
- Questions and Answers with William B, Moskowitz,
Topics: Embolisms; Cardiac Catheterization; Heart Transplantation; Coarctation
of the Aorta; Cardiomyopathy; CT Scans; Shones Complex; ASD Closure Devices;
Endocardial Fibroelastosis; Pulmonary Valves.
- ACHD CHAT with Richard Donner, M.D.
- Topics: Ablation; Atrial Arrhythmias; Coarctation Repair; Eisenmenger's
Syndrome; Hemoptysis; Nose Bleeds; Pulmonary hypertension in TOF; Scoliosis;
- Open CHAT with Alan D. Tong, M.D., FACC, and
Benjamin Zeevi, M.D.
- Topics: Fontan; General Anesthesia; MRI; Transplants; Truncus IV;
Unifocalization; VSD Closure
- Questions and Answers with Gil Wernovsky, M.D.
- Topic: Developmental Delay/Learning Disabilities
- Questions and Answers with Thomas Di Sessa,
- Topics: Pregnancy; Echocardiography; Fontan
- Parents and ACHD'ers Speak Out!
- Questions and Answers with Mary Cannobio, RN,
- Topic: Gynecologic/Reproductive Issues in Congenital Heart Disease