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Heart and Vascular Conditions We Treat

Specialists at Arkansas Children’s Heart Center provide expert diagnosis and treatment of both acquired and congenital heart diseases. With a family-centered care approach and support from the entire heart team, we clearly communicate the process steps of treatments, including surgery, and provide important aftercare and post-surgery instructions for going home safely.

As the only program in Arkansas dedicated to pediatric cardiology, our team treats a comprehensive range of cardiovascular conditions, diseases, and disorders, including:

Congenital Heart Defects  

  • Anomalous Coronary Artery (ACA)
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrioventricular Canal (AV Canal or AVC)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Atresia (PA)
  • Pulmonary Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Atresia (TA)
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

Heart Conditions

  • Arrhythmias in Children
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Eisenmenger’s Syndrome
  • Heart Murmurs 
  • Heart Rhythm Issues in Children
  • High Blood Pressure or Hypertension in Infants
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Syncope

Tests and Procedures Available

Sometimes needed for diagnosis or follow-up care, your care team at Arkansas Children’s Heart Center may schedule initial or additional tests and procedures:

  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)
  • Cardiac Catheterization in Children
  • Chest X-Ray 
  • CT (Computed Tomography) Scan
  • Echocardiography
  • EKG / ECG
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Holter Monitoring  |   View Instructional Video 
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Children
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Ultrafast / Electron Beam CT Scan