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Healing Young Hearts

The Children’s Heart Program of South Carolina

The Children’s Heart Program of South Carolina is a collaborative effort by all children’s hospitals in South Carolina to provide the state’s children with the best clinical cardiac care. Local pediatric cardiologists’ offices serve as the medical home for these children, ensuring consistency of care and follow-up, but all catheterizations and surgeries take place at MUSC Children’s Hospital. As a result of this concentration of surgical volume, MUSC’s pediatric cardiac surgeons have vast experience in treating a variety of congenital heart anomalies and other pediatric heart conditions, allowing them to achieve an impressive 99% survival rate for pediatric cardiac surgery in each of the past five years (as recognized by U.S. News & World Report), especially impressive as MUSC Children’s Hospital treats some of the most challenging and complex cases.