"At the Heart of Research" Chat: Dr. Rohan Kumthekar

Listen below to The Children's Heart Foundation's third "At the Heart of Research" Chat featuring Dr. Rohan Kumthekar, the 2019 recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Pediatric Cardiology Research Fellowship Award.  This award is made possible by an educational grant from The Children’s Heart Foundation and provides research support for an individual who has demonstrated aptitude for basic science or clinical science research during their pediatric cardiology fellowship.

In this research chat, Dr. Kumthekar discusses his research project, titled, “A Novel Tool for Percutaneous Implantation of Pacing and Defibrillation Leads in Small Children and Infants”, which will explore a novel tool and technique to place pacemakers and implantable defibrillators in infants and children who are too small to have leads placed in their veins.

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