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Health Topics: Cardiology
Anitha John, MD, PhD, Director of the Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program at Children’s National, describes the specialized care needed for the growing population of adults with congenital heart disease, including specialized cardiologists and imaging specialists as well as other adult subspecialists.Lear more about the Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program.
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Children's National offers pediatric cardiology services at Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
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.
Children’s National Health System tests blood oxygen levels in newborns to detect congenital heart disease.
The Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program meets the unique needs of adult patients with congenital heart disease by providing all the necessary resources and highly sophisticated care in a central location.