The 36th Annual Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease – Special Emphasis on Adult Congenital Heart Disease Including Uses of Multimodality Imaging Symposium will highlight the use of echocardiography and other cardiac imaging techniques to recognize, understand, and manage patients with congenital heart disease using a case based format. Doctors. Cleveland Clinic's Adult Congenital Heart Disease Centeris directed by Joanna Ghobrial, MD, MSc and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD and uses a multidisciplinary team approach to deal with issues specific to adolescent and adult patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). The team includes surgeons and cardiologists who specialize in both pediatric and adult CHD, anesthesiologists, nurse.
BCCA is a membership association that aims to support and represent medical practitioners whose interest is in the practice or research of congenital heart disease in the adult or heart diseases in the fetus or child. We currently have over members in the UK and Republic of Ireland plus further afield. Fewer than 10% of adults with CHD are receiving recommended care #1 cause of birth defect related deaths; Costs for hospitalizations related to congenital heart disease were more than $6 billion in ; CHDs are 50 times more common than childhood cancer; Most causes of CHDs are unknown. Only % of all CHDs are related to known genetic.
Register to Attend. Add to Calendar 15 This two-day program offers physicians and other health care providers a comprehensive review of the evaluation, diagnosis and management of adult congenital heart disease, including the management of heart . The Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network, founded in by health care professionals, lists 15 self-identified ACHD care facilities of any kind, with varying sizes and services offered, a subset of which are regional ACHD centres. This corresponds to one centre per million indexed to a Canadian population of 31 million. Specialized Cited by: