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Treatment

Pediatric Cardiac Ablation

Cardiac ablation is a treatment for arrhythmias. The goal of ablation is to destroy the area of the heart tissue that is causing the abnormal heart rhythm. Our electrophysiology team has more than 20 years of experience performing ablation procedures on children.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cardiac Ablation at Children’s National Hospital

What types of cardiac ablation procedures does Children's National perform?

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Electrophysiology Treatment at Children's National Hospital

Our pediatric electrophysiology experts have dedicated their careers to diagnosing, treating and managing arrhythmias and syncope (unexplained fainting) in children. Discover more about the treatment we offer.

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PATIENT STORY

Sophia's Story

Sophia was diagnosed with  tetralogy of Fallot.

Providers of Cardiac Ablation

    Departments that Offer Cardiac Ablation

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    Children's National Heart Center

    Our expert pediatric heart team, including more than 40 subspecialties, offer advanced heart care and excellent outcomes for thousands of children every year.

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    Cardiology

    The pediatric heart experts at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., provide advanced cardiology care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.

    Provider for Cardiac Catherization Program

    Cardiac Catheterization

    We perform hundreds of catheterization procedures every year. We treat children with the most complex heart, blood vessel, and valve conditions. We have one of the highest success rates for cardiac catheterization procedures. Learn more about Cardiac Catheterization.