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Heart failure afflicts thousands of children each year — often undetected until it's so advanced that the child’s life is in danger. But when doctors diagnose pediatric heart failure early and treat it, children can recover and go on to lead normal lives.
The Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital is a leader in treating children with heart failure and cardiomyopathy — a rare heart disease.
Our Heart Failure and Recovery Program helps children and their families on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
When it comes to heart failure, Children’s is a pioneer in the use of mechanical circulatory support devices to:
We offer a full range of pediatric heart failure treatment options such as:
Along with Children’s groundbreaking heart disease and heart failure research, we're also researching ultra-small heart pumps designed expressly for pediatric cases.
Our dedicated team of cardiologists specializes in the latest techniques for managing heart failure in children and teens.
Others on the pediatric heart failure team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC may include:
Contact the Heart Failure Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC at 412-692-5540 for details on:
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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