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Pediatric Resynchronization Therapy for Cardiomyopathy

The medical team at Children's National Hospital is at the forefront of implanting biventricular pacemakers for improving cardiac function in children with cardiomyopathy. Physicians resynchronize the heart to improve cardiac function, as well as the patient's clinical status.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is cardiomyopathy?

What causes pediatric cardiomyopathy?

What is the impact of having cardiomyopathy in children?

What treatment for pediatric cardiomyopathy exists?

What is a CRT device?

How is a CRT implanted?

What types of CRT devices exist?

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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.

Meet the Providers Who Perform Resynchronization Therapy for Cardiomyopathy

Departments that Offer Resynchronization Therapy for Cardiomyopathy

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Electrophysiology (Heart Rhythm Team)

Our pediatric electrophysiologists perform ablations and other procedures to correct abnormal heart rhythms, with a success rate close to 98 percent. Learn more about Cardiac Electrophysiology.

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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.