Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Pediatric heart failure

What is the best way to use what we have learned about the pediatric myocardium and cardiac-pulmonary interactions in congenital heart disease to develop new pathways for treating pediatric heart failure?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

Improved treatment for pediatric patients suffering from heart failure.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :


Pediatric heart failure is almost always different from adult heart failure, due to varying mechanisms and underlying malformations.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff


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23 up votes
10 down votes
Idea No. 213