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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Hospital provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.

Pulmonary Atresia

Pulmonary atresia (PA) is a heart defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the prenatal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Pulmonary Stenosis

Pulmonary stenosis is a congenital (present at birth) defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the prenatal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy. Learn more about this condition.

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF or TET) is a condition of several related congenital defects of the prenatal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy. Learn more about this condition.

Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

Transposition of the great arteries (TGA) is a congenital heart defect in which the large vessels that take blood away from the heart to the lungs, or to the body, are improperly connected.

Tricuspid Atresia

Tricuspid atresia (TA) is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the prenatal heart beginning during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Truncus Arteriosus

Truncus arteriosus is a congenital (present at birth) defect that occurs due to abnormal development of the prenatal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy.

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

A ventricular septal defect is an opening in the ventricular septum, or dividing wall between the two lower chambers of the heart known as the right and left ventricles.