July 8, 2016
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What is “Intraventricular Conduction Delay” or “Incomplete Right Bundle Branch Block”?

Families and physicians often wonder what the terms“intraventricular conduction delay” (IVCD) or “incomplete right bundle branch block” (IRBBB) or “rsR’” on an electrocardiogram mean and what […]
April 13, 2016
diagnosing congenital heart defects

How Are Children’s Heart Defects Diagnosed?

Serious congenital heart defects in infants are often diagnosed during pregnancy or soon after birth. Doctors may find a minor defect later in a child’s life, […]
March 24, 2016
what is a pediactric cardiac MRI

What Is a Cardiac MRI?

Has your doctor recommended a cardiac MRI for you or your child? An MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a diagnostic tool used in various disciplines […]
March 24, 2016
Prepare A Child for Surgery

How to Prepare a Child For Heart Surgery

Preparing your child for heart surgery requires open communication and a loving and attentive ear. The idea of having surgery can be a scary time for […]