Cardiac Tumor Program | Conditions and Treatments


What is an arrhythmia? An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, which can cause the heart to pump less effectively. It most often occurs in adults but can also occur in children. Some...

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Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac catheterization is a specialized procedure in which a long, flexible tube—a catheter—is inserted into a vein or artery and guided into the heart. It’s often used instead of open-heart surgery...

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Cardiac Tumor

What is a cardiac tumor? A cardiac tumor is a rare, abnormal growth that develops in the heart. The majority of cardiac tumors in children are benign, meaning they are non-cancerous and are unlikely...

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Heart Murmur

What is a heart murmur? A heart murmur is a sound made by blood moving through the heart's chambers or valves. Murmurs range from quite faint to very loud. There are two main types of heart murmurs:...

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