Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit Patient Stories

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Chronic Lung Disease: Evan’s Story

After a year of intensive treatment, 14-month-old Evan Stickle is finally home. His family credits his turnaround to CHOP’s Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program.

ECMO Treatment: Katelyn's Story

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Hundreds of gravely ill newborns have benefits from EMCO, a machine that temporarily acts as the baby's heart and lungs, since 1990 when Katelyn became CHOP's first ECMO patient.

Gastroschisis: Brianna's Story

Brianna Malloy was diagnosed with gastroschisis, a type of abdominal wall defect, before she was born. She underwent successful repair surgery at CHOP.

Gastroschisis: Emma's Story

Before she was born, Emma Welsh was diagnosed with gastroschisis, a type of abdominal wall defect. She underwent successful repair surgery at CHOP.


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