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Anesthesia for Heart Surgery

The Department of Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children's cares for a large number of children with both congenital and acquired heart disease who are undergoing a variety of surgical and interventional procedures. By understanding your child's individual cardiac problems, the anesthesiologist can develop an anesthetic plan that will work best for your child.

Anesthetic care is provided for children undergoing these common procedures:

For information on these procedures and more, visit the Cincinnati Children's Heart Center Encyclopedia.

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Before the Surgery

During the Surgery

After the Surgery

Last Updated: 12/2013