Conditions & Treatments
An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.
More than 2,700 patients receive blood transfusions each year at Children’s National’s hospital and Regional Outpatient Centers, including approximately 7,500 red blood cells, 2,000 plasma, 3,000 platelets and 900 cryoprecipitate units.
Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.
Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure, is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body's organs.
Murmurs are sounds made by blood circulating through the heart's chambers or valves, or through blood vessels near the heart.
From sprains and strains to complex congenital, Children’s National offers one of the most experienced pediatric orthopaedic practices in the nation with experience in treating all areas from head to toe.
Pain management is an important concern for a child with cancer or other pain-causing diseases.
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.
Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) is an alternative for children whose seizures are not well-controlled with medications and who are not candidates for a brain operation to eliminate seizures.