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Questions and emergent referrals from physicians may be directed to the on-call Cardiac Intensivist by calling the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at 202-476-6670.
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.
Teresa, age 2, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and waited on the Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for nine months while she waited for a heart transplant. Her heart arrived on Christmas Day.
With the only pediatric, cardiac and neuro-intensive care units in the immediate Washington, D.C., area, Children’s National Hospital is the region’s leading provider of critical care medicine for seriously ill and injured infants and children.
Our Cardiac ICU, a modern, 34,000 square foot space with 26 beds and private rooms, has advanced heart technology, including ventricular assist devices (VADs).