What patients and families need to know
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 ASD closure, including Amplatzer® and Gore® Helex® Septal Occluders.
Our expert pediatric electrophysiology specialists have years of experience performing cardiac ablation procedures for children.
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.
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.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.
A lead must be removed when it becomes infected or causes a mechanical problem in the heart.
Children's National's interventional electrophysiology team developed and perfected techniques for transvenous pacemaker and defibrillator implantation in children.
Learn about our expert cardiac catheterization procedures to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), helping children avoid surgery.