Conditions and Treatments

Results for "P"

Pacemaker Implantation (Treatment)

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

Pain Management

Pain management is an important concern for a child with cancer or other pain-causing diseases.

Panic Disorder

Panic disorder is diagnosed when a child has recurring panic attacks and ongoing concern about having more attacks for longer than one month.

Paracentesis

A paracentesis is a procedure in which fluid is drained from the abdominal cavity, which is the space that lies between the abdominal organs, like the liver, and the abdominal wall.

Parasitic Infections

Skin parasites are small insects or worms that burrow into the skin to live there or lay their eggs. 

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

PDA is a heart problem frequently noted in the first few weeks or months after birth, characterized by the persistence of a normal fetal connection between the aorta and the pulmonary artery.

PDA Closure Devices

Learn about our expert cardiac catheterization procedures to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), helping children avoid surgery.

Pectus Carinatum

Pectus carinatum, sometimes called "pigeon breast," is caused when the breastbone is pushed outward, and occurs only about a third as often as pectus excavatum.