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Congenital Heart Disease

Clinical research at Memorial Hermann has led to the development of innovative approaches to the treatment of congenital heart disease.

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State-of-the-Art Techniques and Technology

Researchers and clinicians bringing groundbreaking discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside have made the Memorial Hermann one of the world's leading cardiovascular hospitals. Physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute use state-of-the-art techniques and technology.

Because they are principal investigators in local, national and international clinical research trials, our patients have access to new medical therapies, innovative devices and technology very quickly after their introduction.

Physicians affiliated with the Children's Heart Institute at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital provide care for infants and children with congenital heart disease.

We provide comprehensive care for all structural heart conditions, including:

  • Atrial septal defects
  • Ventricular septal defects
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
  • Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas
  • Patent ductus arteriosis

Congenital heart disease can be treated medically or surgically, even with non-invasive procedures, including: