Treatments

At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying specialattention to both their physical and emotional needs.  Here are some ofthe particular treatments we use to care for our patients.

Cardiac Ablation

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

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. 

Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.

Pacemaker Implantation (Treatment)

Children's National's interventional electrophysiology team developed and perfected techniques for transvenous pacemaker and defibrillator implantation in children.

Riley's Story

"Richard Jonas, MD, and his fellows came in and explained it all to me the best they could. One even drew me a picture. I was dealing with an issue that I really had no idea was such a big issue."

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