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Cardiac Catheterization

Prenatal Diagnosis, Knowledge Help Couple Cope with Son’s Heart Condition

Samantha and Ryan Padgett’s baby was diagnosed prenatally with a congenital heart defect. Early diagnosis allowed them to plan for Grayson’s birth, giving him the best possible start in life. By Karen Thurston Chavez “That’s not what that’s supposed to look like.” That’s not a comment you…

Interventional Cardiology

The UF Health Congenital Heart Center has a dedicated congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Lab. With Curt Fudge, MD, as its director, the UF pediatric interventional cardiologists perform about 300 diagnostic and interventional catheterizations each year. The use of interventional catheterization means that UF’s congenital heart specialists can…

James Curt Fudge, M.D.

Assistant Professor Director of the Pediatric Interventional Catheterization Laboratory UF Health Congenital Heart Center, Gainesviile, Florida Practices at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Gainesville, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville Academic Office UF Health Congenital Heart Center 1600 SW Archer Road – Box 100296 Gainesville, FL 32610 tel…

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Learning your child has, or you have, a congenital heart condition is devastating; the diagnosis induces anxiety and fear, and sets off a flurry of questions in your mind. No matter when the diagnosis occurs – whether in utero, at birth, in early childhood, or even…