Congenital Heart Valve Program | Conditions and Treatments

Congenital Heart Defects

A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a heart problem that’s present at birth. It’s caused by improper development of the heart during fetal development. 1 percent of babies are born with a CHD. Nine out...

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Electrocardiogram EKG

An electrocardiogram is a test that measures the electrical activity of your child’s heart. An electrocardiogram (which is also called and EKG or ECG) is one of the simplest and fastest procedures...

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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is surgery done through small incisions using miniaturized surgical tools and cameras or telescopes. MIS usually results in less scarring and a quicker recovery time...

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Anesthesia

The Pain Treatment Service at Boston Children's Hospital was established in 1986 as the first multidisciplinary program in the world for acute and chronic pain management for children. Our program...

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Mitral Valve Stenosis

What is mitral valve stenosis? The mitral valve plays a key role in the functioning of the heart. This one-way valve helps move oxygenated (red) blood from the left atrium into the left ventricle,...

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