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Heart Failure

Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure, is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body's organs.


Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.

Addison's Story

Patient story

"If you are reading this because your child has been diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, just know that you are in good hands at Children's."

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