Mending Kids’ Hearts: Children’s Is a Leader in the Treatment of Congenital Heart Defect

Mending Kids’ Hearts: Children’s Is a Leader in the Treatment of Congenital Heart Defect
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Children’s of Alabama is backing several events to spread awareness of congenital heart disease during American Heart Month. 

Children’s has one of the largest pediatric cardiovascular programs in the Southeast. The team at the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama at Children’s has more than 14,000 patient encounters each year. In 2021, staff performed more than 800 cardiac catheterizations and electrophysiology procedures and 400 cardiovascular surgeries.

Dr. Yung Lau, is a pediatric cardiologist at Children’s and the Director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

The center includes 20 private cardiovascular intensive care rooms, 16 private critical care unit rooms, two cardiovascular operating rooms and two catheterization labs. 

“We are proud of the collaborative, multidisciplinary partnership that has developed among the cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, cardiovascular anesthesiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in the delivery of patient…

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