The HLA (Tissue Typing) laboratory supports the clinical solid organ transplantation programs for the state of Arkansas.
Cardiothoracic Surgery services a full spectrum of pediatric heart surgeries, including complete repairs, palliative surgeries and heart transplantation.
The Electrophysiology Program offers specialized care for children who may have heart rhythm problems, such as arrhythmias, or children with pacemakers or other implantable devices.
The heart transplant program offers multiple bridge-to-transplant options such as Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and Ventricular Assist Devices to extend wait times for eligible patients.
The heart failure/cardiomyopathy program provides diagnosis, management and prognosis for a variety of conditions from failed palliation of congenital heart disease to restrictive cardiomyopathy.
The Cardiology Clinic at Arkansas Children's helps diagnose unknown pediatric heart conditions with: holter monitoring, transtelephonic ECG recording, 2- and 3-dimensional echocardiography and exercise stress testing.
The Heart Station offers state-of-the-art noninvasive cardiac diagnostic studies. Our cardiac evaluation includes cardiac rhythm assessment, echocardiography, and cardiac stress testing.
The cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) provides care to infants, children and adolescents with congenital or acquired heart disease.
Interventional cardiologists diagnose and treat pediatric heart conditions in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam's Memory) is a national, non-profit organization committed to saving lives through advocacy, education, preparedness and collaboration to prevent sudden cardiac death.
The cardiology clinic at Arkansas Children's helps diagnose unknown pediatric heart conditions with: holter monitoring, transtelephonic ECG recording, 2- and 3-dimensional echocardiography and exercise stress testing.
Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) program includes Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation(ECMO) to provide life-saving support for critically ill children.
To prevent prevent heart and organ failure, the Heart Institute may determine the child needs a specialized heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD).
Fetal conditions, including cardiac arrhythmias, fetal hydrops, abnormal karyotype and other abnormalities, may warrant a fetal echocardiogram test at Arkansas Children's.
The Arkansas Children's Adult Congenital Heart Disease program provides assists in the transition of patients from pediatric CHD programs to ensure there is no lapse in care.
Specialists at Arkansas Children’s Heart Institute provide expert diagnosis and treatment of both acquired and congenital heart diseases.