Cardiac Center Patient Stories

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Heart Transplant: Makai’s Story

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A diagnosis of heart failure stunned Makai and his family. After a heart transplant and many dire health emergencies, he’s back to being an energetic teen.

Heart Transplant: Tenlee's Story

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Tenlee was 3 days old when her family learned reconstructive surgery wouldn't be enough to save her life — she needed a new heart.

Patent Ductus Arteriosus: Zylah’s Story

premature baby

Before Zylah was even born, she received a miraculous birthday gift. It wasn’t a frilly dress or a pretty doll, but a heart procedure developed for extremely premature babies, just like her.


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