November 18th, 2013 | Soccer. Baseball. Basketball. Gymnastics. If your child plans to participate in an organized sport activity, they’ll need more than just the required gear and equipment; They’ll also need a yearly physical exam. While an annual physical is fairly comprehensive, your physician may recommend additional screening for heart-related… Continue Reading
The Riley Heart Center at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is the region's best place to be if you're a child facing a heart problem. The Riley Heart Center includes Cardiovascular Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Research and Cardiac Critical Care departments working together to better the lives of children with heart problems.
The Riley Heart Center at Riley at IU Health is internationally recognized as a leader in the treatment of children with heart disorders and as a center for basic and translational cardiovascular research. The cardiac medical and surgical team is the only group performing pediatric heart transplantation in Indiana and has led many of the advances in the treatment of children with failing hearts. The basic and translational research team is supported by a National Institutes of Health Program Project grant, a major institutional grant studying the cause and treatment of heart failure in children.