Heart Failure and Transplant Program Patient Stories

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Giant Cell Myocarditis: Jackson’s Story

Jackson smiling

Two years ago, Jackson was on life support after being diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening heart disorder. Now 15, he’s an active teen looking forward to the future.

Heart Transplant: Amber’s Story

Amber and her horse

Amber received a new heart at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. After years of poor health, she’s now enjoying an active life again.

Heart Transplant: Katrina’s Story

Katrina with balloons

Katrina was born with four different heart anomalies, and she received a new heart at 9 weeks old. Today, the teenager is a well-rounded athlete.