Congenital Heart Block

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Congenital Heart Block

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Heart Block" returned 113 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Minimally Invasive Epicardial Pacemaker Implantation in Neonates with Congenital Heart Block.
 

Author(s): Roberto Costa, Katia Regina da Silva, Martino Martinelli Filho, Roger Carrillo

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2017 Oct;109(4):331-339.

 

Few studies have characterized the surgical outcomes following epicardial pacemaker implantation in neonates with congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAVB).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Exome Sequencing Identifies Compound Heterozygous Mutations in SCN5A Associated with Congenital Complete Heart Block in the Thai Population.
 

Author(s): Chuphong Thongnak, Pornprot Limprasert, Duangkamol Tangviriyapaiboon, Suchaya Silvilairat, Apichaya Puangpetch, Ekawat Pasomsub, Chonlaphat Sukasem, Wasun Chantratita

Journal: Dis. Markers. 2016 ;2016():3684965.

 

Background. Congenital heart block is characterized by blockage of electrical impulses from the atrioventricular node (AV node) to the ventricles. This blockage can be caused by ion channel impairment that is the result of genetic variation. This study aimed to investigate the possible ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Isolated congenital complete heart block in a five-year-old seronegative girl born to a woman seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus: a case report.
 

Author(s): Pedro Pallangyo, Isaac Mawenya, Paulina Nicholaus, Henry Mayala, Amida Kalombola, Godwin Sharau, Naiz Majani, Mohamed Janabi

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Congenital complete heart block is a life-threatening condition which is highly associated with autoimmune and connective tissue disorders. Presence of maternal autoantibodies for associated conditions increases the risk of delivering a child with congenital complete heart block, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Congenital Heart Block" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The clinical spectrum of autoimmune congenital heart block.
 

Author(s): Pilar Brito-Zerón, Peter M Izmirly, Manuel Ramos-Casals, Jill P Buyon, Munther A Khamashta

Journal: Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2015 May;11(5):301-12.

 

Autoimmune congenital heart block (CHB) is an immune-mediated acquired disease that is associated with the placental transference of maternal antibodies specific for Ro and La autoantigens. The disease develops in a fetal heart without anatomical abnormalities that could otherwise ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevention and treatment in utero of autoimmune-associated congenital heart block.
 

Author(s): Amit Saxena, Peter M Izmirly, Barbara Mendez, Jill P Buyon, Deborah M Friedman

Journal: Cardiol Rev. ;22(6):263-7.

 

Transplacental transfer of maternal anti-Ro and/or anti-La autoantibodies can result in fetal cardiac disease, including congenital heart block and cardiomyopathy, called cardiac neonatal lupus (NL). Thousands of women are faced with the risk of cardiac NL in their offspring, which ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neonatal congenital heart block.
 

Author(s): Ayse Yildirim, F Sedef Tunaoolu, Aysu Turkmen Karaaoac

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2013 May;50(5):483-8.

 

Congenital Heart Block (CHB) is the most serious complication of neonatal lupus erythematosus. Transplasental transfer of maternal anti SSA/Ro or antiSSB/La antibodies around 12th week of gestation is associated with development of CHB. This may lead to inflammation, fibrosis and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Preventive Approach to Congenital Heart Block With Hydroxychloroquine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Heart Block; Neonatal Lupus; Autoantibody-Associated Heart Block

 

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2017

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Identification of Genetic Basis of Atrioventricular Conduction Defects: From Congenital Forms to Degenerative Forms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Complete Heart Block; Cardiac Conduction Defect Progressive

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2016

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The Research Registry for Neonatal Lupus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neonatal Lupus; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Sjogren's Syndrome; Congenital Heart Block

 

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2017

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