Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Children’s Hospital of Michigan provides up to 16 designated beds with 24 hour attending-level staff dedicated to comprehensive, multidisciplinary cardiac care for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease —including all forms of cardiomyopathy — from birth through early adulthood.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive care for fetal cardiac diagnosis and in some cases fetal cardiac treatment.
  • A dedicated team of cardiac intensivists, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, cardiac nurse practitioners, anesthesiologists and physician assistants.
  • An Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program
  • Cardiac imaging including CT and MRI
  • Temporary and permanent ventricular assist device services
  • Electrophysiology
  • Pre-operative and postoperative management

Cardiovascular Services

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