UAB Medicine

Pediatric Cardiology Overview

 

UAB Pediatric Cardiology provides the complete spectrum of cardiology services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in children and adolescents. We also diagnose and manage suspected heart disease in fetuses and manage congenital heart disease in adults. UAB Pediatric Cardiology is comprised of pediatric cardiologists who care for patients at both UAB Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Alabama.
 
Conditions Treated
UAB Pediatric Cardiology provides care for a variety of heart ailments, including:
  • Arrhythmia (fetus, newborn, child to adult)
  • Congenital Heart Disease of all forms in infants, children, adolescents, and adults
  • Genetic abnormalities associated with heart disease
  • Heart failure/heart transplantation
  • Suspected congenital heart disease in the fetus
Services Provided
Some services that UAB Pediatric Cardiology provides, include:
  • 2D and 3D echocardiography
  • Ablation therapy for arrhythmias
  • CT angiography
  • Diagnostic catheterization
  • Implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Event monitoring
  • Exercise treadmill testing
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Interventional catheterization
  • Holter monitoring
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Transesophageal echocardiography

 

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