UNMC has the only formally trained physician in Adult Congenital Heart Disease in Omaha and brings a new level of care for adults with congenital heart disease. In a joint program with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, we work closely with the Pediatric Cardiologists on the patients transition from child to adulthood. The full scope of adult congenital heart disease is examined in this issue of the Cardiology Clinics. Topics include Shunt Lesions, Coarctation of the Aorta, Tetralogy of Fallot, Transposition of Great Arteries, Fontan Repair of Single Ventricle Physiology, Arrhythmias in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension.
Welcome! The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship at Mayo Clinic offers the unique opportunity to train at an institution with a history of providing excellent care to patients with congenital heart disease. Our fellowship began in 1991, and more than 25 fellows have completed this program. Stroobants Cardiovascular Center offers comprehensive care for children and adults born with heart disease (congenital heart disease). Congenital heart disease is the most common birth defect with one person out of 120 born with a heart defect. Because of advances in medicine and surgery, over 90 percent of children born with heart defects live into adulthood and beyond. Our team provides formal clinical care in three venues: fetal cardiology clinic, pediatric cardiology .
Adult Congenital Heart Program. Adult structural and interventional cardiac catheterization services Specialized adult congenital MRI Multidisciplinary Adult Congenital Arrhythmia services, with joint visits with congenital cardiology, adult electrophysiology specialists and pediatric cardiology specialists Same day surface echocardiograms.