Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can help save children with critical cardiac or pulmonary disease.
Patients who have undergone complex, cardiovascular procedures at CHOC need specialized care. They get that in a dedicated CVICU.
CHOC’s pediatric cardiologists are pioneering techniques that replace conventional open-heart surgery for some complex disorders.
The experts at the CHOC Heart Institute perform thousands of EKGs a year, as well as other noninvasive cardiodiagnostic tests and procedures.
Dr. Pierangelo Renella, a pediatric cardiologist at CHOC, explains the signs and causes of chest pain in children common condition.
In the minimally invasive procedure, a hollow tube holding a heart valve is inserted into a vein in the leg and is guided to the heart.
Check out these helpful facts about heart murmurs in children from Dr. Nita Doshi, pediatric cardiologist at CHOC.
In this Q&A, Dr. Pierangelo Renella explains the signs and causes of this common condition, rarely associated with the heart.
The new Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) Therapy is a less invasive procedure which can delay the need for open heart surgery.