Related Conditions and Treatments
Arrhythmias in Children
An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, which can cause the heart to pump less effectively.
Cardiomyopathy in Children
Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle characterized by an abnormally large, thick or stiff heart muscle.
Ebstein’s anomaly is a rare heart defect that affects the tricuspid valve.
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a painless test that measures the electrical activity of the heart.
Exercise Stress Testing
Exercise stress testing is used by doctors to see how your child’s heart reacts to stress or exercise.
A heart tumor, also known as a cardiac tumor, is a rare, abnormal growth that develops in the heart.
Holter and Event Monitors
A holter monitor is a device that performs a prolonged ECG testing. An event monitor is similar and is used to test for symptoms that occur less frequently.
Long QT Syndrome
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is an inherited condition that affects the heart’s electrical rhythm and can cause fast, erratic heartbeats.
Syncope is the medical term for fainting. It’s a temporary loss of consciousness that occurs when not enough blood goes to the brain.