Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
The Arrhythmia and Rhythm Disturbances Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh diagnoses and treats irregular heart rate and rhythm disorders in the:
The Arrhythmia and Rhythm Disturbances Program’s EP lab is part of the Heart Institute’s cardiac catheterization lab.
Our highly trained staff uses state-of-the-art equipment and offers the entire range of cardiac diagnostic tests, including:
We conduct more advanced testing — such as transesophageal and intracardiac EP studies — to help diagnose complex or persistent arrhythmias.
Radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) uses an electrical current to destroy a small amount of heart tissue to fix arrhythmias.
RCFA has greatly improved the quality of life for children with:
We also assess and care for children who suffer from fainting (syncope) that might be from a heart defect or autonomic dysfunction.
Tilt table testing can be valuable in finding the cause of fainting and gauging the effectiveness of treatment.
Our program's team works with the cardiothoracic surgery team to perform heart pacemaker implants.
We care for more than 150 children with pacemakers and monitor them at the center’s weekly pacemaker clinic.
For appointments and consults, call the Arrhythmia Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at 412-692-5540.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.