When Kristen and Tassos learned their unborn baby had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, they turned to CHOP's Cardiac Center for help and hope.
Two families with children diagnosed with HLHS find support and friendship through their shared experiences at CHOP's Cardiac Center.
Xavier was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome before he was born. At CHOP's Cardiac Center, he's undergoing life-saving surgeries to treat this congenital heart defect.
When Kendall was only 3 years old when he was diagnosed with a rare condition called Kawasaki disease, experienced a sudden heart attack, and received a life-saving heart transplant at CHOP.
Born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), Katie's doctors knew to be on the lookout for potential heart issues. At 3 months old, Katie was diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus and came to CHOP's Cardiac Center for help.
Justin was only 2 days old when he had open heart surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to treat his pulmonary atresia.
Cardiologists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia diagnosed Oliver with supraventricular tachycardia when he was 1, then found the right treatment to keep his heart beating normally.
From his prenatal diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot, to treatment after birth and follow-up care, Aidan has benefited from the expertise of CHOP's Cardiac Center.
When Diana and Corey learned their unborn baby had tetralogy of Fallot, they came to CHOP's Fetal Heart Program to better understand the diagnosis, develop a birth plan and prepare for their baby’s open heart surgery.
Brittany Rotonda shares her experience living with tetralogy of Fallot and how she found comfort and hope at the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center, a joint program of CHOP and Penn.