Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Your child will recover from heart surgery, heart transplantation, and other heart procedures or events in our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU). Our expert team and state-of-the-art unit provide comfort and care for children of all ages with a wide variety of heart conditions, including those with highly complex needs. While your child will be with us, we will ensure that they receive the most advanced around-the-clock critical care, with access to the very latest life-sustaining technology.

Your child’s comprehensive intensive care team includes dedicated nurses and physicians, so your child is always greeted by familiar faces. You’ll also find education and support for your family, along with private, quiet patient rooms; sleeping accommodations; and a kitchen to help make being at your child’s side easier. There are many supportive services and resources available to you before and during your stay in our CVICU.

Why Stanford Medicine Children’s Health for your child's cardiovascular intensive care

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