Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic - Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of adults with congenital heart disease with state-of-the-art equipment, including cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Arrhythmia Clinic - Treats children with cardiac arrhythmias using medications, radiofrequency ablation, pacemakers, cryoablation of arrhythmias, and advanced electro-anatomic mapping.
Cardiac Catheterization Lab/Interventional Cardiology - Offers a wide variety of procedures, including diagnostic catheterization, stent and coil placement, ballooning, radiofrequency ablation, device closure of ASD, VSD, and PDA and interventional palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome with PDA stent and internal flow-limiting devices.
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - Children's Hospital Colorado Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a dedicated intensive care unit featuring expertise in the care of patients with all forms of congenital heart abnormalities and various acquired cardiovascular diseases. As the only pediatric CICU in the seven-state region, the CICU team provides state-of-the-art critical care services to neonates, children, and adults undergoing cardiac surgery, including heart transplantation, those undergoing cardiac catheter-based interventions, patients requiring short-term mechanical circulatory support and those requiring treatment of associated complex medical conditions. The CICU is staffed by full-time cardiologists who work in close collaboration with cardiovascular surgeons and dedicated nurses, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, and social work staff.
Heart Transplantation - One of the nation's largest pediatric transplant programs, offers extensive pre-, peri- and post-transplant care to patients born with pediatric cardiac disease that is otherwise medically untreatable.
Cardiomyopathy Clinic - Through diagnostic testing, medication, and patient monitoring, specializes in the medical management of children diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.
Echocardiography/Cardiac Imaging - Offers state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, including 3-D echocardiography, MRI, and intracardiac echo (ICE) to diagnose pediatric heart disease. The echo lab performs about 13,000 echocardiograms per year.
Exercise Physiology Lab - Performs a variety of exercise tests, including ambulatory measurement of peak oxygen consumption and single breath cardiac output, aiding cardiologists in the treatment of cardiac disease.
Fetal Cardiology Clinic - Performs fetal echos on the unborn child, allowing doctors to make prenatal diagnoses used to develop effective treatment plans for the child born with pediatric heart disease.
High Cholesterol Clinic - Treats children with high cholesterol or children at high risk for high cholesterol.
Obesity/Shapedown - Works with the family treating obese children through lifestyle changes in eating habits and exercise.
Marfan Syndrome Clinic - Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of children with Marfan syndrome.
Outreach Program - The Heart Institute & Section of Cardiology at Children's Hospital Colorado has a large outreach program serving both metropolitan Denver and the entire Colorado-Wyoming region. The metro Denver satellites are located in Broomfield, Littleton, Parker and Wheat Ridge, Colorado. These local offices provide more than 3,500 outpatient visits in 2011. The regional sites in Basalt, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Mont Rose, Durango, Glenwood Springs, Greeley, Leadville, and Frisco, Colorado, as well as Casper, Cheyenne, Lander, and Laramie, Wyoming, recorded over 1,800 patient visits in 2011. Most recently, during 2012, another Children’s Colorado location was established in Colorado Springs, where an additional 5,000 outpatient visits are provided annually.
Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic - Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of children with pulmonary hypertension using the latest medications and nitric oxide.
Cardiac Kids is a volunteer organization associated with Children's Hospital Colorado Association of Volunteers. Founded by a group of families in the early 1990s, its purpose is to promote awareness about cardiac defects and disease, provide support by connecting families to each other, and to socialize at events outside the hospital setting. If you would like to learn more, become a volunteer or simply be added to our mailing list, please contact Haley Lindhardt at Haleydoug@msn.com. Please include your name(s), your cardiac kid's name, date of birth, diagnosis, address, phone number and e-mail address as well as how we can help you.