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Tour the Cardiac ICU
This virtual tour highlights the important features of our state-of-the-art Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the only specialized Cardiac ICU in the region. We take pride in caring for our most vulnerable patients, and each year, more than 600 patients have heart surgery at Children's National. Our team cares for these infants, children and adults in a comforting environment with private patient rooms and the latest research and innovation to provide the best outcomes for patients. For more information, go to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
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.
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