Tricuspid Atresia for Parents
Tricuspid atresia is a congenital heart defect. A baby born with tricuspid atresia often has serious symptoms soon after birth because blood flow to the lungs is much less than normal.
When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents
If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) for Parents
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a combination of problems caused by a birth defect that changes the way blood flows through the heart.
Ebstein Anomaly for Parents
Ebstein anomaly is a rare heart defect that affects the tricuspid valve. It can cause problems that range from very mild to very serious.
Arrhythmia (Abnormal Heartbeat) for Parents
An arrhythmia is an abnormal heartbeat usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart. Many are minor and not a health threat, but some can indicate a more serious problem.
Cardiac Catheterization for Parents
This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors perform diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.
Birth Defects for Parents
Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.
Prenatal Genetic Counseling for Parents
Genetic counselors work with people who are either planning to have a baby or are pregnant to determine whether they carry the genes for certain inherited disorders. Find out more.
Words to Know (Heart Glossary) for Kids
Your heart beats and sends blood all around your body. Find out more about the heart, from A to Z, in this glossary.
Coarctation of the Aorta for Parents
Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a narrowing of the aorta, the major blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body.