Jill and Mark Fishman Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions Patient Stories

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Chylothorax: Lucas’ Story

Lucas in baby swing outside

Diagnosed with chylothorax at birth, Lucas needed expert lymphatic care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to survive. 

Chylothorax: Paisley's Story

Paisley sitting with her cat

After surgery, an innovative interventional procedure at the Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions stopped Paisley’s lymphatic leaks.

Chylothorax: Tayvin’s Story

Tayvin smiling giving a thumbs up

An innovative interventional procedure sealed the leaks in Tayvin’s lymphatic system. Weeks later, he was back to his favorite outdoor activities.

Lymphatic Leaks: Davis’ Story

Davis Janus

When Davis' doctors in Latvia couldn’t control his lymphatic leaks, they referred him to the Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions at Children's Hospital.

Lymphatic Leaks: Georgia's Story

Georgia smiling

After a serious accident in Montana, Georgia, 10, was sent to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for a life-saving lymphatic procedure.

Lymphatic Leaks: Gracie’s Story


Her health failing a year ago due to a leak in her lymphatic system, Gracie is now a happy, healthy 5-year-old who loves ballet and gymnastics.