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The CHiP Network

The CHiP Network

December 2023

Relevant news and articles for Congenital Heart and Pediatric Cardiac Professionals
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What's Been Happening?

Five emerging medical specialties you’ve never heard of — until now


9 Expenses That Remain in Retirement

Physician on Fire


Study: Combined influenza and COVID-19 vaccines offer best defense for children

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Clinical Approach to Post-acute Sequelae After COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination


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Considerations on the Use of Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines for Hospitalized Neonates and Infants: On Behalf of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee and the American Academy of Pediatrics


Cardiac follow-up should be common practice after MIS-C diagnosis, say researchers

Medical Xpress

Short-Term Impact of Cardiac Intervention on the Nutritional Status of Malnourished Children with Congenital Heart Disease – A Report from a Developing African Country, Ethiopia


If a fetus with DS has a normal OB-US, how useful is further screening?

Contemporary Pediatrics

Fetal Echo, Team Care Optimize Congenital Heart Disease Outcome

Consult QD

Multi-site study reveals addressable socioeconomic barriers to prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects


What Is Fetal Surgery, and How Is It Changing?

Yale Medicine

Children's Hospital

Consensus statement highlights best practices for cardiac catheterization in children

Cardiology Today

Smartwatches can pick up abnormal heart rhythms in kids, Stanford Medicine study finds

Stanford Medicine



The Impact of Integration of a Genetic Clinic Into a Pediatric Cardiac Unit



Health Academics and Politics

Medical Center again lauded on multiple national rankings

VUMC Report

Helping aspiring clinicians understand a virtual heart before they work with a real one

Boston Children's Hospital


Cardiomyopathy in Children & Teens

Healthy Children.org


Nemours Kids Health

Marfan/ Aortopathy

Atypical Ischemic Cardiomyopathy after Resolution of a Giant Interventricular Septal Hematoma after Repair of Ventricular Septal Defect

Journal of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

High Blood Pressure in Babies Linked to Adult Atherosclerosis

Medpage Today


Cardiovascular Disease Risk May Increase with Long-Term ADHD Medication Use


The Transition of Children Living With Congenital Heart Disease to Adult Care


Severe Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease in an Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient


ACIP: 2024 Adult Immunization Schedule Updates


A Rare Case of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection



General Interest

Taking a 'holistic approach' to treating congenital heart disease

Where we live

Perception of Heart Attack Risk Factors and Their Complications Among the Adult Population in the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia


New Cardiology Certification Board: What's the Plan?

Medscape Pediatrics

Awareness, prevention, & treatment of pulmonary hypertension – What you need to know!

Intermountain Health


International Cardiology News

Aster Medcity ranked 'No.1 Emerging Hospital' in India by The Week-Hansa Research

PR Newswire

EVOQUE Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement Associated With Sustained TR Reduction

Cardiology Advisor

Johnson & Johnson MedTech Acquires Laminar, Inc.


Cardiovascular Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital Wins Highest Quality National Ratings From Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Mount Sinai

Congenital Cardiology Today - Latest Issue

December 2023 Issue North American Edition

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CHIP Network Partner Organizations

Adult Congenital Heart Association

Association for European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

Asia Pacific Society for ACHD

Asia Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society

British Congenital Cardiac AssociationCanadian Adult Congenital Heart Network

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children's National Medical Center

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society

Congenital Cardiology Today

Congenital Heart Surgeons Society

International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Iranian Society of Pediatric Cardiology

Japanese Society for ACHD

Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute

Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society

Pediatric Cardiac Society of India

Pediatric Cardiac Society of South Africa

Pan Arab Congenital Heart Disease Association



The Royal Brompton Hospital

Turkish Association of Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

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Varun Aggarwal, MD

President & Editor-in-Chief

The CHiP Network

Yajaira Diaz, MD

News Links Editor

The CHiP Network

Dr. Gary Webb
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