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Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

Questions and emergent referrals from physicians may be directed to the on-call Cardiac Intensivist by calling the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at 202-476-6670.

Teresa's Story

Teresa Dejesus

Teresa, 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.

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