Childrens Heart Conditions 2 of 2

Heart disease is an important issue not just for adults, but also for children. They can be born with congenital heart defects or develop other types of heart problems. In this interview, an expert in pediatric cardiology talks with Ellen Beth Levitt about the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of heart conditions that affect children.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Arrhythimia
  • Heart conduction system
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrilators
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Children and cholesterol
  • Children's Diet
  • Exercise to prevent heart disease
  • Adults who had childhood heart conditions

Dr. Geoffrey Rosenthal, director of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children, which is part of the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Rosenthal is also a professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: March 27, 2014

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