Category Archives: Heart

What Tests To Expect When Visiting a Pediatric Cardiologist

When being referred to a pediatric cardiologist, most parents and children don’t know what to expect. Cardiology-related tests are pain free and allow doctors to have a better view of … Full Entry »

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2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From July

This past month, Texas Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric heart failure intensive care unit, received a grant to develop a vaccine to treat Chagas disease and we learned what … Full Entry »

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2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From June

In June, Texas Children’s celebrated the Mata twins being reunited at home and patients at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers got to experience a day of summer camp fun … Full Entry »

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Patients Deserve Transparency

While mortality and complication rates for pediatric surgical procedures are not comfortable topics to discuss, we must not shy away. These statistics are more than just numbers – they are … Full Entry »

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A Very Special Field Trip

When I was 13-years-old, I was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, which is the most common disease of the heart muscle and causes it to enlarge and not pump blood as … Full Entry »

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