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  • Fetal Echocardiogram for Parents


    A fetal echocardiogram (also called a fetal echo) uses sound waves to create pictures of an unborn baby's heart.

  • Echocardiogram for Parents


    An echocardiogram (also called an echo or cardiac ultrasound) uses sound waves to create pictures of the heart. It shows the structure of the heart and its parts and how well they’re working.

  • Echocardiogram for Teens


    An echocardiogram (also called an echo or cardiac ultrasound) uses sound waves to create pictures of the heart. See why doctors might order this test for teens.

  • Truncus Arteriosus for Parents


    Truncus arteriosus is a heart defect that happens when a child is born with one large artery instead of two separate arteries.

  • Single Ventricle Defects for Parents


    Usually, a heart has two working ventricles (pumping chambers). Having a single ventricle means that only one of the two ventricles works well enough to pump blood.

  • 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.

  • 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (DiGeorge Syndrome) for Parents


    22q11.2 deletion syndrome (also called DiGeorge Syndrome) is a genetic condition that can cause a variety of physical and behavioral problems.

  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV) for Parents


    Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a heart defect where the aorta connects to the heart in the wrong place.

  • Heart & Blood Vessels for Parents


    Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.

  • Premature Ventricular Contractions for Parents


    A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) is an early heartbeat that happens between normal heartbeats. PVCs usually are harmless.