Why Choose the Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Program
Pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) is a challenging disease to treat, and recurrence is common. While most children with PVS survive, prognosis depends on appropriate care from a highly experienced team. The experts at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Program offer cutting-edge interventional techniques, the latest medical therapies and ongoing research to improve the care of and outlook for children with PVS.
Children with PVS require ongoing medical and interventional care to manage recurrence of the disease. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), our interventional cardiologists are leaders in the field, pioneering new techniques in cardiac catheterization. We offer cutting-edge medical therapies and are committed to ongoing research to develop novel treatments to improve care. Currently active in the only multicenter clinical trial for PVS, we offer enrollment to all our patients.
Coordinated care is important to manage the complex health needs associated with PVS. The Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Program helps coordinate patient care across multiple specialties, including Gastroenterology, Nutrition, Pulmonology and Feeding and Swallowing. Our team works together to improve health outcomes and ensure the best experience for you and your child.