Health Topics: Cardiology
Children's National Health System's Robin Doroshow, MD, shares her insight on how doctors can distinguish the severity of heart murmurs. For more information, go to: www.childrensnational.org
During his 1-month-old checkup at a local doctor’s office in California, Maryland, Aidan’s pediatrician detected a rapid heartbeat. He immediately sent them to Children’s National where doctors confirmed that Aidan’s tiny heart was beating twice as fast as it should be.
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