Conditions & Treatments
Aortic stenosis is a heart defect that causes problems with the aortic valve that make it harder for the leaflets to open and permit blood to flow forward from the left ventricle to the aorta. Learn more about this condition?
An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.
Learn how we’re working with the National Institutes of Health to reduce or eliminate radiation exposure using advanced cardiac MRI technology.
Cardiomyopathy is any disease of the heart muscle in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood effectively.
Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the skin covering the end of the penis, called the foreskin. In many cultures, circumcision is a religious rite or a ceremonial tradition.
Exercise testing is useful diagnostic and treatment tool for the assessment of the heart function in children.
Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure, is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body's organs.
Murmurs are sounds made by blood circulating through the heart's chambers or valves, or through blood vessels near the heart.
Nutrition services within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, focuses on children with special dietary needs.
A lead must be removed when it becomes infected or causes a mechanical problem in the heart.
When a child has cancer, one of his or her greatest fears, and the fear of parents, is pain. Pain is a sensation of discomfort, distress or agony. Because pain is unique to each individual, a child's pain cannot be measured with a lab test or imaging study. Learn more about how we manage a child's pain at Children's National.
Children’s National Hospital offers robotic surgery as a minimally invasive option for some pediatric urologic procedures, including pyeloplasty for obstruction and ureteral reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux.
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.
Our Urinary Stone Program is one of the few clinics in the country dedicated to the care of children with urinary tract stone diseases.