Congenital Heart Disorders
Congenital heart disorders occur in approximately 1 out of every 100 births in the United States. Many are highly treatable, and when patients are diagnosed early and given proper treatment, they go on to lead full, active lives.
Below are just a few of the many kinds of congenital heart disorders treated by The Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital:
- Atrial septal defect (ASD)
- Atrioventricular reentrant tachychardia
- Cardio-genetic disorders
- Coarctation of the aorta
- Complex arch obstructions
- Complex pulmonary atresia
- Congenital heart arrhythmia
- Device implantation
- Heart failure
- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
- Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
- Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Supraventricular tachycardia
- Transposition of the great vessels
- Tetralogy of Fallot
- Ventricular septal defect (VSD)
For a more complete list of congenital heart defects, and for information about living with congenital heart disease please visit our Health Library.
If you don't find what you're looking for, or if you have additional questions about a particular condition or procedure, please contact your physician for further information. The entries in the Health Library are for general educational purposes only and not a substitute for personalized medical advice.
We are proud to partner with select support groups. These groups, which offer comfort and encouragement, are offered to you and your child during your child's hospital stay, as well as on an outpatient basis. Our support group partners are:
- Mended Little Hearts
- It's My Heart
- Angel's Pediatric Heart House
To schedule an appointment or learn more about the Cardiac Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, please call 954-265-3437.