January 3, 2014
Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease: What You Should Know

by Peter Chang, D.O. Kawasaki Disease Kawasaki disease is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children. Kawasaki disease was first recognized in Japan, but […]
December 20, 2013
Directed Donor Blood Donation

Directed Donor Blood Donation for Your Child’s or Relative’s Upcoming Surgery

What is Directed Donor Blood Donation? If an individual requires blood for heart surgery, that blood can be provided from a blood bank using community donors, […]
December 6, 2013
Woman fainting with POTS

Overview of POTS Syndrome

This handout is written by Dr. Marc Le Gras. The intent of this handout is to enhance the information provided to you at the consultation and […]
December 6, 2013
symptoms and triggers of vasovagal syncope

Vasovagal Syncope or Neurocardiogenic NCS

What is vasovagal syncope or neurocardiogenic syncope? Vasovagal syncope or neurocardiogenic syncope (NCS) is caused by a drop in blood pressure, quickly followed by faster then […]