Jack Rychik, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), presents Heart Care Before Birth: Where Are We Now and What Does the Future Hold?
Moderated by Joseph Rossano, MD, MS, FAAP, FACC, Chief of the Division of Cardiology at CHOP, this presentation provides a glimpse into the near future of fetal cardiovascular care, including:
- Early fetal cardiovascular imaging during the first trimester
- Novel tools to characterize the placenta and its role in congenital heart disease
- The exciting possibilities provided by mechanical fetal support through the “EXTEND – artificial placenta”
- Fetal cardiovascular treatments to improve outcomes for many fetal cardiovascular conditions
This presentation is part of Pediatric & Congenital Heart Talks, which is a free, video-based educational resource for clinical and research professionals in pediatric cardiology. Featuring world-class experts and thought-leaders in cardiac care, these dynamic video presentations will share new perspectives on basic principles, introduce novel concepts and exciting innovations, and offer unique insight on some of our field’s greatest areas of challenge.
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