UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Nationally Ranked in Five Specialties

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas…

Care & Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects

Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips,…

Cardiac Catheterizations for Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains that doctors can repair some heart defects without surgically opening your chest by using a procedure called an interventional cardiac catheterization.

Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD

The American Heart Association explains feeding tips if your baby has a heart defect.

Special Needs For Children with a Congenital Heart Defect

The American Heart Association explains the medical needs of children with congenital heart defects.

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