Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Heart Encyclopedia


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s Heart Center staff members compiled this online Heart Center Encyclopedia to provide easily accessible information on cardiac diseases, defects, disorders, and problems that may affect a child’s heart. The Heart Center Encyclopedia also provides information about options available to diagnose and treat children’s heart conditions and anomalies.

Congenital Heart


This site is devoted to providing information to members of the world-wide congenital heart defect (CHD) community. Whether you are looking for definitions of medical terms, hospitals caring for people with CHDs, other people with whom you can network and share experiences, links to support groups, articles regarding CHDs, or resources for the CHD community, you have come to the right place!

Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes


The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation was established on December 12, 1991 by G. Michael Vincent, M.D. and several dedicated co-founders. Our Mission is to save the lives of children and young adults who are genetically predisposed or otherwise susceptible to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmias and to provide education and support to families and the medical community who are dealing with these disorders.