Treatments

At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to both their physical and emotional needs.

Here are some of the particular treatments we use to care for our patients.

Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac catheterization is a specialized procedure in which a long, flexible tube (catheter) is inserted into a blood vessel (usually in the leg) and guided into the heart, allowing a close look at the structures inside.

Pediatric ASD Closure Devices

Our heart specialists offer expert treatment for ASD closure, including Amplatzer® and Gore® Helex® Septal Occluders.

Pediatric VSD Closure Devices

Learn about our expert cardiac catheterization procedures to treat ventricular septal defect (VSD), helping children avoid surgery.

Pediatric Cardiac Ablation

Our expert pediatric electrophysiology specialists have years of experience performing cardiac ablation procedures for children.