Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cardiology, Fetal Medicine, Surgery
Dr. Badillo is pediatric surgeon with a special interest in fetal diagnosis and prenatal counseling.
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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A look at the guidelines for universal cholesterol screening for children.
Children’s National Health System tests blood oxygen levels in newborns to detect congenital heart disease.
Nancy Francis, RN, talks about working in the Cardiac ICU during the holidays.
While whole body cooling reduces brain or organ damage in adults following cardiac arrest, researchers from Children’s National Health System and other academic institutions found it does not show marked improvement over maintaining body temperature within a normal range for children who had cardiac arrest.