The purpose of this blog is to provide parents, families, and interested individuals with information from Mayo Clinic about current happenings around Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Here, you'll find articles with the latest research about HLHS, patient stories, and other relevant information about HLHS. Most importantly, you'll read comments from researchers, physicians, and other Mayo Clinic staff about these recent news stories. The blog will be updated at least once per week - more often with current developments in HLHS. We will bring you news stories from within Mayo, as well as new stories that are external to Mayo. You'll meet key physicians and researchers who are dedicated to HLHS.
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To find more information about the research Mayo is doing with HLHS:http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/hypoplastic-left-heart-syndrome/?mc_id=comlinkpilot&placement=bottom
To find information about HLHS: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hypoplastic-left-heart-syndrome/DS00744
The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a collaborative network of specialists bonded by the vision of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals affected by congenital heart defects including HLHS. The specialized team is addressing the various aspects of these defects by using research and clinical strategies ranging from basic science to diagnostic imaging to regenerative therapies.