Health Topics: Cardiology
Dr. Cross is the Cardiac MRI director at Children's National Health System.
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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