Conditions We Treat

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Aortic Regurgitation

Learn about aortic regurgitation in children and teens, why it occurs and how it’s diagnosed and treated at the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital.

Aortic Stenosis

Children with aortic stenosis have an aortic valve that is too narrow. This blocks the blood flow out of the heart, requiring the heart to work harder than normal.

Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial Septal Defect Illustration

An atrial septal defect (ASD) is an opening in the tissue between the heart's upper chambers. Learn about ASD and how it’s diagnosed and treated at the Cardiac Center.

Atrioventricular Canal Defects

Complete Common Atrioventricular Canal Illustration

An atrioventricular canal defect is a problem in the part of the heart that connects the upper chambers (atria) to the lower chambers (ventricles).

Cardiac Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat, which is either too fast or too slow.


Learn about the different types of cardiomyopathy and how they are diagnosed and treated at the Cardiac Center.

Chest Pain in Children and Teenagers

Learn about the causes of chest pain in children and teenagers and what to expect when you visit the Cardiac Center and see a cardiologist for a diagnosis.


Chylothorax is a condition in which lymphatic fluid leaks into the space between the lung and chest wall, causing a severe cough, chest pain and difficulty breathing. 

Coarctation of the Aorta

Coarctation of the Aorta Illustration

In a child with coarctation of the aorta, the aorta is too narrow at the portion just after the upper-body arteries branch off and this obstructs blood flow.