New Therapies for Heart Failure in Children

Joseph Rossano, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Jack Rychik, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Abstract

Dr. Rossano is Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Hosted by Jack Rychik, MD, Director of the Fetal Heart Program at CHOP, this presentation will cover:

• Heart failure as a common sequela of cardiomyopathies and congenital heart disease associated with significant morbidity, mortality and cost

• Current standard treatment based on poor pediatric data

• New and exciting therapies that challenge and expand old paradigms