Conditions and services

The cardiovascular program at Children’s Minnesota offers a full range of services.

We diagnose and treat a full range of heart and blood vessel conditions in fetuses, babies, children and teens. Our patients also include adults who need long-term care for heart defects they have had since birth. We know your child deserves the very best cardiovascular care, and one thing will remain the same: our commitment to excellence.

About 1 in every 100 babies is born with a heart defect. Some are critically ill at birth. Others are diagnosed later during routine doctor visits. These heart defects can take numerous forms.

At Children’s Minnesota, we’re experts in diagnosing and treating a lot of heart conditions, including:

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Abnormal heartbeats. See more.

A combination of two problems: holes between chambers of the heart and valves that don’t work properly. See more.

Disease of the heart muscle. See more.

Narrowing of part of the large blood vessel that carries oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body. See more.

Weakening of the heart’s pumping ability. See more.

A condition in which several structures on the left side of the heart are underdeveloped, too small or missing. See more.

High LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, low HDL (“good”) cholesterol or high triglycerides (another type of fat in the blood)

Inflammation of the heart muscle. See more.

Follow-up services due to abnormal screen. See more.

A condition in which only one of the heart’s two lower chambers is working properly. See more.

Four defects that, taken together, allow oxygen-poor blood to be pumped out to the body. See more.

(Known as TAPVR)—A condition in which major blood vessels aren’t properly connected to the upper chambers of the heart. See more.

Reversal in the position of the two main arteries carrying blood out of the heart. See more. 

A hole between the two lower chambers of the heart. See more.

Cardiovascular services

Diagnostic and less invasive services

Specialty services and programs

Learn more about our organization’s services available to patients and their families.