Come on and join Zozo the Monkey in learning about different medical conditions from Afi the Elephant! Check out the videos below to help clear up some confusion and concerns about various conditions, procedures, and concepts! If there's something else you'd like to learn about, let us know here.
Did you just visit the doctor to check something about your heart? Get more information on the heart and your conditions here!
How the Heart Works
The heart is one of the most important organs in your body. It controls all of the pumping of blood throughout your entire body. Check out this video to learn more about how it does this and how to keep your heart healthy!
An ASD, or Atrial Septal Defect, can sound really confusing but it’s actually pretty simple. Afi and Zozo will tell you all about it in this short video!
A VSD, or Ventricular Septal Defect, can sound really confusing but it’s actually pretty simple. Afi and Zozo will tell you all about it in this short video!
There are many ways to fix different heart defects. Using a catheter is one of them! Check out this video to see exactly what to expect when undergoing a cardiac catheter procedure!
Wondering what a PDA is? Afi and Zozo will tell you all about it in this short video!
Usually your heart will sound like it’s going “ba bump, ba bump”. Sometimes, though, there can be irregularity in the way the heart beats. This is called an arrhythmia, Afi and Zozo will tell you all about it in this video!
In order to take a close look at your heart, the doctor may use an echocardiogram. This machine will allow them to see your heart based on the echoing sound waves your heart makes. Afi and Zozo will give you a heads up on what to expect if you’re going to get an echocardiogram!