Diseases & Conditions > Heart & Blood Vessels

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  • Anemia
    Anemia, one of the more common blood disorders, occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells decreases. This can result in a variety of symptoms, including fatigue and stress on all the body's organs.
  • Cardiac Catheterization
    This minimally invasive procedure helps doctors perform diagnostic tests on the heart and even treat some heart conditions.
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
    Coarctation of the aorta is a treatable congenital defect in which a child's aorta is narrowed at some point.
  • De corazón: los padres hablan (video)
    En este video podrá ver hablar a los padres de los niños o adolescentes que tienen afecciones del corazón.
  • De corazón: nuestras historias (video)
    En este video, verá a cuatro niños hablar de sus vidas y la manera en la que conviven, y viven plenamente, con sus afecciones del corazón.
  • G6PD Deficiency
    An inherited condition, G6PD deficiency is when someone doesn't have enough of the enzyme G6PD, which protects red blood cells. Certain triggers can lead to anemia in kids who have G6PD deficiency.
  • Heart Murmurs and Your Child
    A heart murmur diagnosis is extremely common. Most murmurs are not a cause for concern and do not affect a child's health.
  • Port-Wine Stains
    For most kids, these birthmarks are no big deal — they're just part of who they are. Read about port-wine stains, how to care for them, and, if necessary, what treatments are available.
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
    Tetralogy of Fallot is a combination of four birth defects that together affect the structure of the heart and how blood flows through it.
  • von Willebrand Disease
    Excessive or prolonged bleeding could be a sign of von Willebrand disease. Learn more about this genetic disorder that affects the blood's ability to clot.

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