Coronary Artery Program | Conditions We Treat

Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA)

What is ALCAPA? Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect in which the left coronary artery arises abnormally from the pulmonary...

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Congenital Heart Defects

What is a congenital heart defect? A congenital heart defect is a structural problem of the heart that develops during pregnancy. About 1 out of 100 babies are born with a congenital heart defect....

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Coronary Artery Fistula

What is a coronary artery fistula? A coronary artery fistula is an abnormal connection between one of the coronary arteries and another blood vessel or heart chamber. The coronary arteries supply...

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of rare genetic disorders that affect a person's connective tissue. Connective tissue consists of proteins, such as collagen, that provide elasticity and...

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Kawasaki Disease

What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is an acute childhood illness that causes inflammation of the blood vessels in many areas of the body. If not treated early, it can cause damage to the...

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Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

What is Loeys-Dietz syndrome? Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a rare, genetic condition that affects the formation of a child’s connective tissue. This can lead to problems with many different parts of the...

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Marfan Syndrome

What is Marfan syndrome? Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes the connective tissues that shape and support many parts of the body to be weaker than they should be. It can affect many...

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Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)

What is transposition of the great arteries? In transposition of the great arteries (TGA), the “great” arteries, the aorta and the right ventricle, are reversed in their origins from the heart. The...

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Williams Syndrome

What is Williams syndrome? Williams syndrome is a rare (affecting 1 in 10,000 people) developmental disorder that can affect many parts of the body, including the heart and blood vessels. Children...

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