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Reducing Stroke Risk in Children with Severe Heart Failure

June 21, 2022


Read time:

5-15 mins
Child Heart Pump Map America
Presented by Health Lab

Children experiencing severe heart failure often need a medical heart pump to help their bodies circulate blood, but the pump itself comes with risks, including stroke. So a team of researchers sought to reduce stroke risk for this population, and a recent U-M study shows that their efforts are working. David Peng, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at the U-M Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, shares insights from his study and explores how he and other doctors achieved these improved health outcomes.



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