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 Echocardiography

Routine transthoracic echocardiography is the most common test used in children, fetuses, and newborns to diagnose or rule out heart disease or to follow children already diagnosed with a heart problem. 

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 Heart Surgery

Our pediatric heart surgeons provide the full spectrum of heart surgery services, caring for children with even the most complex heart conditions.

Pediatric Cardiac MRI

Learn more about how we’re reducing or eliminating radiation exposure using advanced cardiac MRI technology.

Pediatric Functional Imaging

Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.

Pediatric Echocardiography

Routine transthoracic echocardiography is the most common test used in children, fetuses, and newborns to diagnose or rule out heart disease or to follow children already diagnosed with a heart problem. 

Pediatric ASD Closure Devices

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

Pediatric Cardiac Ablation

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