Children's National Health System cardiologist Gerard Martin, MD, discusses how pulse oximetry can save lives with WTOP. The noninvasive test can detect critical congenital heart disease in newborns.
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Through support from Baby’s First Test, Children's National created videos in five languages to help new and expectant parents learn the importance of screening newborns for critical heart disease.
Charles I. Berul, MD, has been named Co-Director of the Children’s National Heart Institute at Children’s National Medical Center.
Gerard R. Martin, MD, is senior author of a letter in The Lancet urging implementation of routine critical congenital heart defect screening for newborns across Europe.
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