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Biplane Flat Panel Detector Imaging System
Childrens Hospital of Michigan is the first hospital in North America, and one of 3 in the world, to house a biplane flat panel detector imaging system. In fact, Childrens now has two dedicated cardiac catheterization labs with this equipment.

Genesis Stent
Cardiologists at the DMC’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan don’t wake up each day thinking about how they can be pioneers in their field. But quietly, in many instances, that’s what they are.


Digital Echocardiograpy
An echocardiogram utilizes ultrasound imaging to produce pictures of the beating heart. This the primary diagnostic tool used by the pediatric cardiologist to define and understand heart problems in children.


Congenital Cardiovascular Interventional Study
Congenital heart defects are rare. One Center does not typically have enough volume to be able to spot trends in treatment outcomes. The Pediatric Cardiologists at CHM saw this as an opportunity.

For immediate advice on possible poisoning, toxic substance or any other environmental hazard emergency, you can call us toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to talk to one of the nurses, pharmacists or doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.  You can also pre-program the number into your cell phone, or use the itunes app called PoisonHelp. For non-emergencies, send us an e-mail at dmcpcc@dmc.org. For poison prevention information view one of our five video shorts on Household Hazardous Materials. 

Poisoning and toxic substances sound frightening and remote, but are as close as our cleaning closets, garages and gardens. If you have curious little ones or pets, it’s reassuring to know that a little planning can help make your environment safer for those you love.

Please take a look at the many practical resources here for parents, ranging from mercury poisoning from old mercury thermometers, what to do if you eat something poisonous, and how to prepare for the unthinkable - communications plans, supply kits, and other plans in the event of a strike against the United States. You can take comfort in knowing the thousands of professionals at the Detroit Medical Center are prepared to care for the citizens of Michigan during any regional or national disaster or emergency, including acts of terrorism.