Single Ventricle Survivorship Program

Each year, approximately 3,000 children are born in the United States with complex single ventricle heart defects. While many of these patients lead highly functional and active lives after single ventricle surgery in childhood, they are at risk for certain health problems. The Single Ventricle Survivorship Program was created to help improve quality and duration of life for these children.

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Tassos' Story

Why Choose Us?

Patient outcomes at the Cardiac Center are among the best in the world, placing us in the top tier of pediatric cardiac programs.

Conditions We Treat

A child with a single ventricle defect is born with a heart that has only one ventricle that is large enough or strong enough to pump effectively. Single ventricle heart defects include:

Single ventricle heart defects are also referred to as single ventricle lesions or anomalies.

Our Team

The Single Ventricle Survivorship Program provides screening, evaluation and coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team of experts. We have one of the most accomplished teams of pediatric cardiac experts in the world, all specially trained to care for children and adolescents with congenital heart disease.

Mom holding infant cardiac patient

Why Choose Us

Our specialists are leading the way in the diagnosis, treatment and research of congenital and acquired heart conditions.

Cardiac Patient and Mom

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