Scientific Sessions

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease: Pediatric heart disease describes different heart conditions in children. Pediatric heart disease refers to a problem that causes a change in blood flow through the heart in children. Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease is the most common birth defect.

Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: Congenital cardiovascular disease is also known as congenital heart disease (CHDs) and constitutes most common type of birth defects. As advanced medical care and treatment, babies with a CHD are living longer and healthier lives. CHDs are present at birth and affect the structure of a baby’s heart. CHDs range from small hole in the heart to missing or poorly developed parts of the heart.

Different types of CHDs

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Double-outlet Right Ventricle
  • Epstein Anomaly
  • Interrupted Aortic Arch
  • Single Ventricle
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Atresia