Gerard Martin, MD, Senior Vice President, Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease, and Co-Director of the Children’s National Heart Institute, discusses 3-D printing technology and it's applications in healthcare with Dubai One TV.
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According to the American Heart Association, about nine of every 1,000 babies born in the United States have a congenital (present at birth) heart defect. This is a problem that occurs as the baby's heart is developing during pregnancy, before the baby is born. Congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects.
Our pediatric heart surgeons provide the full spectrum of heart surgery services, caring for children with even the most complex heart conditions.
A lead must be removed when it becomes infected or causes a mechanical problem in the heart.
In this post, Cardiologist Craig Sable, MD, of Children's National, who lead a team of cardiologists in Uganda providing treatment to children with heart disease and training local healthcare workers, wraps up the team's experiences.