Children's National Health System cardiologist Gerard Martin, MD, discusses how pulse oximetry can save lives with WTOP. The noninvasive test can detect critical congenital heart disease in newborns.
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Children’s National Health System tests blood oxygen levels in newborns to detect congenital heart disease.
With the only pediatric, cardiac, and neuro intensive care units in the immediate Washington, DC, area, Children’s National Health System is the region’s leading provider of critical care medicine for seriously ill and injured infants and children.
A dedicated team of nearly 100 professionals provides respiratory care services around the clock for outpatients and inpatients at Children's National Health System. Our therapists excel in the field for their technical knowledge as well as their expertise in working with kids.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.