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  • Cardiac Catheterization for Teens

    Doctors use cardiac catheterization to gather information about the heart and blood vessels as well as treat certain heart conditions. Find out what's involved.

  • Cardiac Catheterization for Parents

    This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors perform diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.

  • EMMI - Cardiac Catheterization for Parents

    This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors do diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.

  • The Heart for Kids

    Your heart pumps and pumps all day long. But how does it work? Find out more about this spectacular muscle!

  • Cardiac Stents for Parents

    Cardiac stents are very small mesh wire tubes that hold blood vessels open so that blood can flow through the vessels normally. Find out about the procedure to place a stent.

  • Ventricular Septal Defect for Parents

    Ventricular septal defect (VSD) — also known as a "hole in the heart" — is a congenital heart defect. Most VSDs are diagnosed and treated successfully.

  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) for Parents

    Atrial septal defect (ASD) — also known as a "hole in the heart" — is a type of congenital heart defect. Most ASDs are diagnosed and treated successfully.

  • Tricuspid Atresia for Parents

    Tricuspid atresia is a congenital heart defect. A baby born with tricuspid atresia often has serious symptoms soon after birth because blood flow to the lungs is much less than normal.

  • Atrial Septal Defect for Teens

    Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a heart defect that some people are born with. Most ASDs are diagnosed and treated successfully with few or no complications.

  • Atrial Septal Defect for Kids

    An atrial septal defect is an opening in the wall between two parts of the heart that lets oxygen-rich blood from one side mix with oxygen-poor blood on the other side. Read more about ASDs in this article for kids.