Sudden cardiac arrest is rare in kids, but the possibility can be scary for parents. An expert answers questions.
Newborn with rare congenital heart defect beats the odds: Damian’s story
Baby born with ectopia cordis grows and prepares for multiple corrective surgeries by a large team of CHOC experts.
Rare congenital heart defect causes cardiac arrest: Aubrey’s story
AAOCA, a rare heart condition, caused young athlete Aubrey to suffer from cardiac arrest during exercise. But with expert care from CHOC, she’s back on the field.
Making the most out of holidays spent at the hospital
A CHOC family describes their experience of spending holidays at the hospital and offers advice to parents to help make it memorable.
Overcoming sudden cardiac arrest: Henry’s story
After a scary incident, Henry came to CHOC to recover and receive an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to prevent cardiac episodes.
Aurora, 18 months, becomes the first graduate of CHOC’s Cardiac GI Nutrition Clinic
Born with heart disease, Aurora developed a negative association with breastfeeding and formula. Now, she can enjoy eating solid foods.
My child fainted: Should I be worried?
A CHOC expert explains that fainting does not indicate underlying illness for most kids, but it can sometimes be a sign of a cardiac issue.
COVID-19 vaccine offers life-saving hope to high-risk teen
For Logan, who has complex congenital heart disease, vaccine eligibility ensured safety from a life-threatening virus.
Making great progress, strides after deep brain stimulation procedure
A deep brain stimulation surgery at CHOC has given 9-year-old Ryder and his family an improved quality of life.