Tag "Heart Institute"

A study in Nature Communications from the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute suggest scientists might be on to a way to preserve heart function after heart attacks or for people with certain inherited heart defects. Led by Katherine Yutzey, PhD, a › Continue Reading

Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart condition that occurs in about 1 in 2,000 newborns. It’s a rare disease characterized by a set of four physical defects that prevent a newborn’s heart from pumping the oxygen-rich blood it needs. › Continue Reading

This quote is appropriately displayed on our participants’ bib holders, which they will be able to frame after they finish the progressive Flying Pig Marathon: “The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to › Continue Reading

Doctors in the Heart Institute are using an experimental stem cell procedure to preserve 19-year-old Caleb Sizemore’s heart function. Sizemore has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which leads to scaring on his muscles, including his heart. “We’re going in and trying to › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s finalized plans to partner with the University of Kentucky to rebuild its pediatric heart program at Kentucky Children’s Hospital. The one-program, two-site approach will allow more Kentucky children to receive cardiac care closer to home.. “Part of our › Continue Reading

Lego fanatic! So many kids are these days, but my son James epitomizes the title. My daughter loves them, too, but he eats, sleeps, and breathes Legos. So of course “Art of the Brick” at Cincinnati Museum Center was top › Continue Reading

  U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released today for 2015-2016, and Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country for the fifth year in a row. Cincinnati Children’s programs › Continue Reading

Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s are using advanced imaging technology to create three-dimensional models of patients’ hearts to assist surgeons before complicated procedures. To date, they’ve created more than 20 heart models for planning purposes. The 3D models also give parents › Continue Reading

Dr. Andrew Redington has joined Cincinnati Children’s as chief of cardiology and co-director of the Heart Institute. Redington comes to Cincinnati Children’s from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Read more about Dr. Redington at Cincinnati Business Courier’s website.

When I first enrolled my nephew, Bruce, into the HealthWorks! program, my expectations were that it would help him learn healthy eating habits and how to become more physically fit. Because five of his close relatives have or have had › Continue Reading

When I was growing up in California, recess was my favorite part of the school day. It was unstructured play time where we could choose our favorite activities and burn calories while running, jumping, playing kickball… whatever we wanted. In fact, › Continue Reading

The backpack that Tiernee Gonzalez wears allows her to live what she describes as “a pretty normal life”, thanks to a pioneering medical device she received at Cincinnati Children’s. Tiernee, who suffers from restrictive cardiomyopathy, is the first woman to have a total › Continue Reading

Four months after she was rushed to Cincinnati Children’s for life-saving emergency heart surgery, Susie Arroyo feels better than she has in years. In March, the 23-year-old from Pendleton, Ore., became the first woman with her form of muscular dystrophy to › Continue Reading

It’s a three-peat! U.S. News & World Report announced their Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and we are honored to be named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country, for the third year in a row. In addition to › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute is taking a proactive approach to preventing sudden death in student athletes. The Heart Institute is conducting a live, online question and answer session with two Cincinnati Children’s cardiologists. Families concerned about sudden cardiac arrest are › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute is taking a proactive approach to preventing sudden death in student athletes. The Heart Institute is conducting a live, online question and answer session with two Cincinnati Children’s cardiologists. Families concerned about sudden cardiac arrest are › Continue Reading

With more than 1,100 jobs to fill, hiring has picked up considerably this year at Cincinnati Children’s. Julia Abel, senior director of employment at Cincinnati Children’s, says two years ago the hospital averaged 600 to 700 job openings at any › Continue Reading

One year after a successful heart transplant at Cincinnati Children’s, 12-year-old Payton Herres is fulfilling her promise to give back to the community. Payton was one of thousands of runners and walkers making their way through the streets of Cincinnati › Continue Reading

After three months at Cincinnati Children’s, Marquis Davis and his family are finally celebrating his homecoming in Lexington, Ky. When Marquis was first transferred to Cincinnati, the 10-year-old heart transplant patient was given a slim chance of survival. Born with › Continue Reading

A young woman has become the first Cincinnati Children’s patient to receive a total artificial heart. When Tiernee Gonzalez received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, it was only the fifth time a pediatric hospital implanted the device. Dr. David Morales, › Continue Reading

Her family calls it their Valentine’s Day miracle. That’s the day 3-year-old Trinity Lazo, who suffers from cardiomyopathy, received a life-saving heart transplant at Cincinnati Children’s. Before coming to Cincinnati, the Lazo family, from Gastonia, N.C., had been to ten different › Continue Reading

Chloe Luster is looking forward to taking dance and gymnastics classes and starting kindergarten in the fall. But four years ago, the Covington girl’s family never dreamed any of that would be possible after Chloe was born prematurely with only half › Continue Reading

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

Parents Magazine has ranked Cincinnati Children’s third among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to the publication’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals survey. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked among the top three hospitals nationally in six areas of pediatric subspecialty › Continue Reading

Children with implanted heart devices and their parents struggle with quality of life issues compared with their healthy counterparts, according to new research led by Cincinnati Children’s. Pacemakers and implanted defibrillators are often used as part of long-term cardiac care › Continue Reading