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.
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a long-term respiratory problem faced by babies born prematurely.
Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity
Chronic lung disease of prematurity is a long-term respiratory problem faced by babies born prematurely.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
A congenital diaphragmatic hernia is when there’s a hole in the diaphragm — a thin layer of muscle and tissue that separates the chest and abdominal cavity.
Congenital Heart Defects
A congenital heart defect is a structural problem of the heart that develops during pregnancy.
Interstitial Lung Disease
Interstitial lung disease is a group of rare lung diseases that can make it difficult to breathe.
If your child has severe end-stage lung disease that no longer responds to treatment, a lung transplant might be an option to give her a longer and healthier life.
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is abnormally high blood pressure that occurs in the arteries of the lungs (the pulmonary arteries).
Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
Pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) is a rare condition in which the veins that carry blood from the lungs back to the heart are narrowed.
Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune condition that leads to scarring of the skin, joints, and other internal organs.
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder where cells cluster together, making it difficult for them to move through small blood vessels, thus denying oxygen to the blood.
Syncope is the medical term for fainting. It’s a temporary loss of consciousness that occurs when not enough blood goes to the brain.