Dr Jonathan Mynard
|Institute:||Murdoch Childrens Research Institute|
Improving assessment of cardiovascular risk in children and young adults
Strong evidence exists that the roots of heart disease begin to form in childhood. While premature birth or high blood pressure in childhood lead to a higher risk of cardiovascular problems in adulthood, it is still unclear how to best predict and prevent these problems.
Children with repaired congenital heart disease (CHD)…