Conditions

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Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Pediatric Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

An atrial septal defect is an opening in the atrial septum, or dividing wall between the two upper chambers of the heart, known as the right and left atria.

Pediatric Atrioventricular Canal (AV canal or AVC)

Atrioventricular canal defect (AV canal) is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect. Other terms used to describe this defect are endocardial cushion defect and atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD).

Pediatric Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis is a heart defect that may be present at birth (congenital) or it may develop later in life (acquired).

Pediatric Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

PDA is a heart problem frequently noted in the first few weeks or months after birth, characterized by the persistence of a normal fetal connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery.

Pediatric Pulmonary Atresia

Pulmonary atresia (PA) is a heart defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the fetal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Pediatric Pulmonary Stenosis

Pulmonary stenosis is a congenital (present at birth) defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the fetal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Pediatric Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Tetralogy of Fallot is a condition of several related congenital defects that occur due to abnormal development of the fetal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Pediatric Tricuspid Atresia

Tricuspid atresia (TA) is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the fetal heart beginning during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Alex's Story

Patient story

"He is proud of his scar. He likes to tell people he is special and when they ask him why, he will tell them he had a bad heart and the doctors at Children's National made it all better."

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