Tag Archives: congenital heart disease

Coronary ostoplasty for congenital atresia of the left main coronary artery ostium in a teenage boy

Coronary artery abnormalities are reported as the third largest cause of sudden death in young athletes. Because patients usually do not have any apparent abnormality on medical examination, it is difficult to detect this before some events.

Heart defects before birth: Why are most cases still being missed (and what can we do about it)

Heart defects occur in roughly 1 in 100 live births—far more than any other kind of birth defect. Over the past decade, it has become increasingly clear that babies with major forms of heart disease have must