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At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to your child's physical and emotional needs. Discover more information about available treatments from Cardiology.
Our heart specialists offer expert treatment for atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, including Amplatzer® and Gore® Helex® Septal Occluders. Learn more about these treatments.
Cardiac ablation is a treatment for arrhythmias that destroys the area of the heart tissue that is causing the abnormal heart rhythm. Learn more about this treatment.
Cardiac catheterization is a specialized procedure in which a long, flexible tube (catheter) is inserted into a blood vessel (usually in the leg) and guided into the heart, allowing a close look at the structures inside.
Children's is a national leader in congenital heart disease imaging. The pediatric echocardiography laboratory performs approximately 14,000 studies annually.
Learn how we’re working with the National Institutes of Health to reduce or eliminate radiation exposure using advanced cardiac MRI technology.
An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves (ultrasound) to create images of the heart. Learn more about this procedure.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.
A pacing or ICD lead is a thin, flexible wire that delivers energy to the heart from a pacemaker or ICD. Learn more about this condition.
Children's National's interventional electrophysiology team developed and perfected techniques for transvenous pacemaker and defibrillator implantation in children. Learn more about this treatment.