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.
We have expertise in the full spectrum of cardiac imaging, including transesophageal, fetal, 3-D, intracardiac, and stress echocardiography and cardiac MRI.
Several members of the Children's National team traveled together to South Africa to attend the 6th World Congress Pediatric Cardiac Society of South Africa, hosted by the South African Heart Association.
Ian was born with a heart that was not fully formed. It was a serious condition that affects blood flow, now 10 years old, his days of surgery are past and dreams of knocking it out of the park are well within reach.