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Posted on: Feb 21

Congenital Heart Disease—Treatments and Innovations

Thanks to advancements in pediatric cardiology, more babies born with congenital heart disease are able to live into adulthood. Although physicians are seeing increasingly successful repairs and cardiac function in these adult patients, they still need to be closely monitored throughout their lives. Dr. Irmina Gradus-Pizlo—Cardiologist at IU Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine—discusses how this is best done at multidisciplinary clinics such as the one at IU Health, which is equipped to perform imaging specific to people with congenital heart disease, as well as provide valuable collaboration among pediatric and adult cardiac specialists.

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Congenital Heart Disease—Treatments and Innovations

Thanks to advancements in pediatric cardiology, more babies born with congenital heart disease are able to live into adulthood. Although physicians are seeing increasingly successful repairs and cardiac function in these adult patients, they still need to be closely monitored throughout their lives. Dr. Irmina Gradus-Pizlo—Cardiologist at IU Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine—discusses how this is best done at multidisciplinary clinics such as the one at IU Health, which is equipped to perform imaging specific to people with congenital heart disease, as well as provide valuable collaboration among pediatric and adult cardiac specialists.

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