Neonatal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a common type of arrhythmia in newborn babies. It causes episodes where the heart beats abnormally fast. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of neonatal supraventricular tachycardia and where to get help.
Bronchoscopy and bronchogram (B&B) is a combination of two tests used to look closely at your child's airway and how it is working. An optical coherence tomography (OCT) test gives us images of the cartilage rings which make up the airway wall.
Auditory processing disorder (APD) affects how the brain interprets sound (rather than how sound is carried through the ear to the brain). It’s usually diagnosed in childhood, but sometimes it’s only picked up later as a teenager or even an adult.
This page from Great Ormond StreetHospital (GOSH) explains about the different forms of supraventricular tachycardia – AV node re-entry tachycardia, atrial flutter, AV reciprocating tachycardia, atrial tachycardia and junctional tachycardia – their causes, symptoms and treatment and where to get help.
Earlier this summer, Young People’s Forum (YPF) member, Annabel, interviewed Mrs Lucy Jenkins, Director of the Regional Genetics Laboratory based at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Lucy also works on the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative announced by David Cameron in 2012, which aims to analyse the DNA of 100,000 NHS patients.
Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) is a condition that causes an abnormally high resting heart rate. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia and where to get help.
This information sheet explains the various tests your child will need to prepare for a bone marrow transplant (BMT). It also explains a little about what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for these tests and introduces you to the members of the BMT team.
Arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms, which can prevent the heart pumping efficiently. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how the heart beats normally, what happens when it starts to beat abnormally and how it can be treated.
Facial bipartition is an operation to reshape the front portion of the skull, face and upper jaw to correct an abnormal head shape. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the operation called facial bipartition with or without rigid external distraction (RED) frame, which is used to treat craniofacial disorders.