Medical specialty dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases
that affect the hearts of children and adolescents.

Pediatric Cardiology focuses on screening and treatment of heart disease in children. Screening begins during neonatal period, under one-month in age, and continues on through adolescence up to the age of 18.

Diagnostic support exams utilized are as comprehensive as those used for adults and include the following: electrocardiogram, MAPA, HOLTER, stress testing, and echocardiogram.

Pediatric Cardiology also plays an important role in prevention of sudden death during engagement in sports activities, considering that the majority of children do engage in this type of activity. Prevention of these events consists of performing electrocardiograms as well as guidance for subsequent exams, should the need for such be identified.​

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  • Pediatric Cardiology Teleconsultation (via video call)

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  • Pediatric Stress Test

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  • Pediatric Electrocardiogram (ECG)

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  • ABPM - Pediatric (Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring) 24 hours

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  • Pediatric Holter

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  • Doppler Transthoracic Echocardiography - Pediátrico (Doppler Echocardiogram)

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  • Pediatric Event Detector (8 days)

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  • Fetal Echocardiography

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Clinical staff

Prof. Dr. José Diogo Ferreira Martins

Unit Coordinator of Pediatric Cardiology — Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa

Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa:

Areas of Interest

Interventional Cardiology, Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Athlete Heart Screening.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

Dr. Guilherme Lourenço

Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa:

Areas of Interest

Congenital heart disease; Pediatric cardiovascular risk; Pediatric arrhythmology; Echocardiography (European certification in echocardiography in congenital heart disease); Hereditary heart diseases.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French and Castilian

Dr. Manuel Ferreira

Hospital Lusíadas Lisboa:
Clínica Lusíadas Faro:

Areas of Interest

Ambulatory Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Echocardiography, Prenatal cardiology, Fetal echocardiography, Fetal cardiac morphology and Pediatric Intensive Care.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish

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Adress

Rua Abílio Mendes

​1500-458

Lisboa