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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Providers of Cardiac Ablation
Departments that Offer Cardiac Ablation
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.
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.
The pediatric heart experts at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., provide advanced care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.