The Children’s Heart Federation is a parent-led charity working with partner groups to make life better for children and young people, with acquired or congenital heart disease, in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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Researchers have identified a unique genetic pattern in children with Kawasaki Disease (KD) which could offer the basis for a new diagnostic test. The study reveals for the first time the specific pattern of genes switched on or off in the early stages of KD. KD is an inflammatory condition which is currently the most […]
The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) send a big thank you to Persimmon Homes Essex for their significant donation to CHF’s Molly’s Dollies initiative. This means 40 bespoke Molly’s Dollies rag dolls with personalised congenital heart disease scarring will now be able to accompany 40 children with congenital heart disease (CHD) on their CHD journey. From […]
A very fast heart rate is called tachycardia. In children the most common kind of tachycardia is supraventricular tachycardia – SVT for short. Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) in children can be present at (or even before) birth. Further information from CHF’s information sheet: http://www.chfed.org.uk/how-we-help/information-service/heart-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia-svt/
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