Children's National Health System cardiologist Gerard Martin, MD, discusses how pulse oximetry can save lives with WTOP. The noninvasive test can detect critical congenital heart disease in newborns.
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Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.
Children's is a national leader in congenital heart disease imaging. The pediatric echocardiography laboratory performs approximately 14,000 studies annually.
Through support from Baby’s First Test, Children's National created videos in five languages to help new and expectant parents learn the importance of screening newborns for critical heart disease.
Charles I. Berul, MD, has been named Co-Director of the Children’s National Heart Institute at Children’s National Medical Center.