Atrial Septal Defect
Sometimes referred to as "a hole in the heart," an atrial septal defect (ASD) is an opening in the wall (the atrial septum) between the heart's two upper chambers (the right and left atria). Some ASDs close on their own. If your child's doesn't, there are several treatment options.
Patient outcomes at the Cardiac Center are among the best in the world, placing us in the top tier of pediatric cardiac programs. We're also consistently ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine.