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Einstein scientist receives $7.5 million grant for congenital heart disease research Albert Einstein College of Medicine


EurekAlert (press release) - Nov 22, 2016
Approximately 60 percent of patients with 22q11.2DS, also known as DiGeorge syndrome and velo-cardio-facial syndrome, have congenital heart disease, mostly of the conotruncal type (i.e., malformations of the cardiac outflow tract), which includes ...
 

NIH Awards $7.5M Grant for Genetic Study of Congenital Heart Disease


Rare Disease Report - Nov 23, 2016
Dr. Morrow studies the genetics of a rare syndrome referred to as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS deletion) which is also known as DiGeorge syndrome and velo-cardio-facial syndrome. A common feature of patients with 22q11.2DS is congenitalĀ ...
 

10 Questions: What Is VCFS?


CBS News - Jun 16, 2007
Velo-cardio-facial syndrome is the second most common genetic disorder after Down Syndrome, and probably the least known. USA Today reports that "more than 180 symptoms can be associated with VCFS, including learning disabilities, developmentalĀ ...
 

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Educating Children with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome


by: Donna Landsman
[Genetic Syndromes and Communication Disorders Series> Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison. Addresses educational needs of children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome. Topics include psychiatric disorders and treatment, childhood illness, getting ready for school, transition to adulthood, and more. For therapists, physicians, teachers, and parents. Softcover.
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Volume 2: Treatment of Communication Disorders


by: Karen J. Golding-Kushner, Robert J. Shprintzen
With an estimated human population prevalence of 1:2000, Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat.

To demonstrate and to provide clinicians with expert guidance, the authors have produced a comprehensive two-volume set with a combination of text and video demonstrating the clinical features of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS); the communication phenotype in VCFS; the natural history of speech and language in VCFS; diagnostic procedures necessary for assessing speech and language disorders in VCFS; the treatment of speech and language impairment in VCFS; and outcomes, demonstrated by video on an accompanying CD-ROM to Volume II.
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, Volume I


by: Robert J. Shprintzen, Karen J. Golding-Kushner
With an estimated human population prevalence of 1:2000, Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat. However, the authors of this new book contend that treatment techniques are not at all complex and perceived problem arise from a basic lack of understanding, and lack of education in graduate courses.
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, Volume I by Robert J. Shprintzen


by: Robert J. Shprintzen;Karen J. Golding-Kushner

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M.O. 17 yo Velocardiofacial syndrome


Video and audio recordings and fluorscopy demonstrate hypernasal speech pattern.
 

Life With VCFS Part 1


VCFS stands for: Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome Part 1 of 3.
 

Lisa Wilkinson raising Awareness for Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome (VCFS)


Lisa Wilkinson from Today Show on Ch9 (Australia) kindly donated her time to help raise awareness for Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome. VCFS affects approx.
 

Life With VCFS Part 3


VCFS stands for: Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome Part 3 of 3.
 

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