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Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk Video

Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk

Pediatric cardiologist Emilio Quezada, MD, discusses signs that a young patient should be evaluated for genetic syndromes associated with thoracic aorta dilation and aneurysm.
Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients Video

Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric cardiologist Lisa Arcilla, MD, FACC, presents a timely guide to identifying youngsters at risk for cardiac involvement from COVID-19
Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence Video

Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence

Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist Akash Patel, MD, breaks down the underlying conditions that can cause sudden cardiac arrest leading to death in children and young adults.
The Language of the Heart: Accurate Tachycardia Terminology and Why It Matters Video

The Language of the Heart: Accurate Tachycardia Terminology and Why It Matters

Pediatric cardiologist and imaging specialist Howard M. Rosenfeld, MD, FACC, makes the case for ditching “SVT” in favor of more meaningful terms, enhancing professional communication as well as the diagnostic process.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart Video

Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart

Anita J. Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, director of the UCSF Fetal Cardiovascular Program, examines the reality of whether long-term outcomes are better for babies who had in utero interventions for certain heart defects, as well as the short-term complications for mothers.
“My Chest Hurts”: How to Assess a Worrisome Symptom in Kids Video

“My Chest Hurts”: How to Assess a Worrisome Symptom in Kids

While most chest pain in children isn’t caused by heart trouble, pediatricians keep patients safe when they ask the right questions and include certain steps in the physical exam.
Getting to the Heart of Pediatric COVID: Risks and Signs of Cardiac Issues Video

Getting to the Heart of Pediatric COVID: Risks and Signs of Cardiac Issues

UCSF pediatric cardiologist Kishor Avasarala, MD, discusses how pediatricians can ensure appropriate cardiac care for children infected with COVID-19.
Cardiac MRI and 3D+ Technologies: Transformative Care in Congenital Heart Disease Video

Cardiac MRI and 3D+ Technologies: Transformative Care in Congenital Heart Disease

Cardiac imaging specialist Dr. Shafkat Anwar explains how MRI facilitates better management of patients born with heart defects, while technologies such as 3D printing can improve surgical planning, efficiency, outcomes and training.
Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease: Can We Make a Difference? Video

Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease: Can We Make a Difference?

Anita Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, FACC, discusses congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common cause of infant death due to birth defect in the United States.
Fetal Arrhythmias Video

Fetal Arrhythmias

Walter Li, MD, discusses the various types of fetal arrhythmias, the use of advanced imaging in diagnosis, and the medical therapies used to control arrhythmias, both before and after birth.