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At Children's National, we treat the whole child, paying special attention to both their physical and emotional needs. Here are some of the particular treatments we use to care for our patients.
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.
Fetal echocardiography is an ultrasound test performed during pregnancy to evaluate the heart of the unborn baby. Learn more about this procedure.
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), or heart scan with endoscopy, uses a small probe guided into the esophagus while a child is sedated to closely evaluate the heart and blood vessels within the chest.