Division of Pediatric Cardiology Archives
Risk score for muscular dystrophy
Nov. 22, 2022—An imaging-based risk score can identify patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who are at greater risk of early mortality, allowing more intensive treatment and potentially prolonging life.
Study defines role of steroids in congenital heart disease surgery
Nov. 10, 2022—Steroids are commonly given to infants during open-heart surgery to reduce inflammation, but whether the drugs significantly improve patient outcomes has not been settled — until now.
Teen’s life saved thanks to Children’s Hospital AED training program
May. 3, 2022—When high school student Linton Beck suffered a cardiac event in class, his teachers knew just want to do thanks to automated external defibrillator training provided by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Pediatric Cardiology icon Thomas P. Graham Jr., MD, dies at 83
Mar. 24, 2020—Renowned Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt cardiologist Thomas P. Graham Jr., MD, who founded and led the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Vanderbilt for 33 years, died Wednesday, March 18. He was 83.