Cardiology

Walrus Clinical Investigations Unit
Walrus Clinical Investigations Unit

Overview

The Cardiology department provides a complete spectrum of medical and surgical services to children with congenital and acquired heart disease.

We aim to provide care for children in a child-friendly environment with internationally established evidence-based standards.

The Cardiology service includes: a catheter laboratory, an electrophysiology (EP) service, diagnostic EP, interventional EP. Our inherited cardiovascular disease service includes a hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM) service and Sudden Arrhythmia Service (SAS).

Conditions we treat

  • Coarctation of the aorta (aortic arch obstruction)
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Atrioventricular septal defect
  • Cardiomyopathy and myocarditis
  • Common arterial trunk (truncus arteriosus)
  • Functionally univentricular heart (includes tricuspid atresia, double inlet left ventricle)
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Interrupted aortic arch
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Mitral valve abnormality
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary atresia
  • Pulmonary stenosis
  • Severe heart failure in infants and children (mechanical circulatory support)
  • Severe respiratory failure in neonates and children (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECMO)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Totally anomolous pulmonary venous connection
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Tracheo/bronchomalacia
  • Transposition of the great arteries (TGA)
  • Tricuspid valve abnormalities, including Ebsteins
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD)
  • Inherited heart conditions
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart murmur
  • Kawasaki syndrome
  • Rhythm disorders

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