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ACHA in the News

Treating Adult Congenital Heart Disease

6ABC Action News, Ali Gorman, RN, May 2, 2013 

Facing Lifesaving Heart Surgery, Twice

The Wall Street Journal, Ron Winslow, August 20, 2012

Congenital Heart Lobby Day 2012 was Certainly One to Celebrate

Congenital Cardiology Today, May 2012

The Future of Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Cardiology Magazine, Michael Landzberg, MD, FACC, November-December 2011

Growing Up With Heart Disease 

ADVANCE for Nurses, Kathleen Waton, November 23, 2011

A warrior with heart: Catoe’s fighting spirit inspires others

Chronicle-Independent, Ashley Lewis Ford, August 29, 2011

“Nothing about me, without me!” Reflections on the ACHA Conference

Latitudes, Kay Deeney, May 2011

Blue Babies Lost

ADVANCE for NPs & PAs, Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C, August 2010  

Congenital Heart Defect Patients Lack Adequate Adult Care

Nurse.com, Debra Anscombe Wood, RN, March, 2009  

ACC/AHA guidelines break new ground in adult congenital heart disease

American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association November, 2008

Lombard Toddler's Heart Surgery Delayed

(Daily Herald , Kathryn Grondin, January 2008)

More Adults Have Congenital Heart Disease: Study

(Reuters Health , Ed Stoddard, January 2007)  

Heart Defects Dog Patients as Adults

(Cardiology News. Joyce Freiden. Volume 4, Issue 2, pp. 1-5, February 2006)

Report of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group on Research in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

(Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Volume 47, pp. 701-707, February 2006)

Childhood Heart Repairs May Not Last a Lifetime

(Associated Press. January 26, 2006)  

Continuity of Care: Stanford Creates a Place for Those Who Have Outlasted Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Clinics

(San Francisco Chronicle, SFGate.com. Sam Whiting. November 20, 2005)  

Childhood Heart Defects Cause Trouble Years Later

(The Boston Globe. Alice Dembner. September 26, 2005)  

When Blue Babies Grow Up

(The Lancet. Wendy Wolfson. Volume 364, Number 9434, August 14, 2004)  

Prevalence and Correlates of Successful Transfer From Pediatric to Adult Health Care Among a Cohort of Young Adults With Complex Congenital Heart Defects

(Pediatrics. Reid GJ, Irvine MJ, McCrindle BW, et al. Volume 113, Number 3, pp. e197-e205, March 2004)

Risky Business: Insuring Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

(European Heart Journal. Muhll IV, Cumming G, and Gatzoulis MA. Volume 24, Number 17 , pp. 1595-1600, June 2003)