Cardiology
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Fetal Echocardiogram: Cardiologists Evaluating Tiny Hearts

A fetal echocardiogram is a test done during pregnancy to evaluate the heart of an unborn baby. An echocardiogram can... Read full post »
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What to Expect When Your Child Visits the Heart Clinic

There are a number of reasons why a pediatrician may ask for your child to see a pediatric cardiologist. While... Read full post »
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Lindsay’s Law and Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What Parents Need to Know

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, cutting off blood flow to the brain... Read full post »
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Heart Murmur: What to Expect if Your Child is Diagnosed

Heart murmurs in children are very common. As many as half of all children will have a heart murmur at... Read full post »

The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of... Read full post »

Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy in Children

What is “heart failure”? Heart failure is a clinical diagnosis in which the heart isn’t pushing enough blood forward, due... Read full post »

Down Syndrome Awareness: Dispel the Misconceptions

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day to symbolize the third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down... Read full post »

One Patient’s Story: Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy

I have Marfan syndrome. It’s a connective tissue disorder that affects my whole body, including my heart. My Marfan syndrome... Read full post »