Child having ECHO

Pediatric ECHOs and EKGs Reveal Information About the Heart

Two of the tools pediatric cardiologists have when they want to gather more information about a child’s heart include the echocardiogram (ECHO) and the electrocardiogram (EKG). Both are noninvasive, painless and quick ways to learn about the heart’s structure and…

Summer is the Time for Sports Physicals

Summer is the Time for Sports Physicals

Summer marks a time when many parents are making appointments for their student athletes to get their sports physicals. Required by most school systems to participate in school sports, the sports physical screens for many conditions, including heart disease. Sports…

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