Items Tagged ‘HLHS’

July 26, 2019

Research for Infants with HLHS Moves Forward

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Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a complex and rare heart defect present at birth in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped. At Mayo Clinic, physicians and researchers in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome are looking for ways to delay or even prevent heart failure […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Dr. Timothy Nelson, heart disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, phase I trial, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS


June 24, 2019

HLHS Consortium Gives Hope to Babies with Rare Congenital Heart Defect

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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a rare disease that affects approximately 1 of every 4,300 babies every year.  HLHS is a congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. It occurs during fetal growth when the baby’s heart is developing. Without immediate intervention after birth, 95% of infants with […]

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Tags: HLHS, HLHS consortium, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Ochsner Hospital for Children, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


January 3, 2019

The Sky’s the Limit

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In 2011, Jared Ausnehmer left his local hospital carrying the weight of an oxygen tank and the worry of what might come next. At age 21, he’d already defied the odds for those born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped or nonexistent. With […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, stem cells


September 27, 2018

“Feel the Beat” Raises HLHS Awareness

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The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome recently held the annual “Feel the Beat” event at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In its sixth year, the event brings together families, researchers, and clinicians to learn more about and raise awareness for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, or HLHS. This year’s theme […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, research


August 2, 2018

“Feel the Beat,” Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Event – Sept. 8

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The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) will host the sixth annual “Feel the Beat” event on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Rochester, Minn. The event is open to everyone. “Feel the Beat” brings together families, researchers, and clinicians to learn more about and […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, research


May 10, 2018

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Mayo Clinic Collaborate on Congenital Heart Defect

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Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Hospital Colorado are collaborating to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. Regenerative medicine strategies for HLHS have the potential to […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Timothy Nelson, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine


December 21, 2017

Research Collaboration Gives Hope for Future of Babies with Rare Heart Defect

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This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Collaboration among hospitals across the U.S. as part of a new research consortium is giving hope for the future of babies born with a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A baby from Alabama named Ryals is one of the first to benefit […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Medical Research, Minnesota news release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


December 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic, Children’s Minnesota Announce Congenital Heart Defect Collaboration

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This story first appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and complex form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart […]

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Tags: cardiac regeneration, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mayo clinic medical research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


September 21, 2017

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program to host “Feel the Beat” event Oct. 14

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The fifth annual “Feel the Beat” event, hosted by the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 in Rochester, Minn.  “Feel the Beat” brings together clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families affected by HLHS, a severe form of congenital heart disease. The one-day event showcases the […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic, mayo clinic medical research, stem cells, Timothy Nelson


August 31, 2017

Novel Stem Cell Treatment Means New Lease on Life

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Halloween is an especially meaningful day for Jared Ausnehmer and his family. On Oct. 31, 2011, Jared’s family saw a news story about a man who had had stem cells injected into his heart to reverse damage from a heart attack. Jared’s mom, Patty Ausnehmer, wondered if this type of treatment could help her son, […]

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Tags: clinical trial, Congenital Heart Disease, HLHS, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, research, stem cells


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