Related Conditions and Treatments
Arrhythmias in Children
An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, which can cause the heart to pump less effectively.
Cardiomyopathy in Children
Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle characterized by an abnormally large, thick or stiff heart muscle.
Ebstein’s anomaly is a rare heart defect that affects the tricuspid valve.
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a painless test that measures the electrical activity of the heart.
Exercise EKG Testing
Exercise EKG testing is a diagnostic test that doctors use to see how your child’s heart reacts to stress or exercise.
Learn more about cardiac tumor symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from Boston Children's Hospital.
Heterotaxy is a rare condition where many organs in the body can be formed abnormally, in the wrong position, or even missing.
Holter and Event Monitors
A holter monitor is a device that performs a prolonged ECG testing. An event monitor is similar and is used to test for symptoms that occur less frequently.
Long QT Syndrome
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is an inherited condition that affects the heart’s electrical rhythm and can cause fast, erratic heartbeats.
Syncope is the medical term for fainting. It’s a temporary loss of consciousness that occurs when not enough blood goes to the brain.
Tilt Table Evaluation
Tilt table evaluations can help identify the cause of your child’s fainting.