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.
Khloe was just 2 days old when doctors noticed she was having digestive problems. She was transferred to CHOP where doctors discovered she had Hirschsprung’s disease.
After being rushed to CHOP with dangerously high level of ammonia, baby Gavin was diagnosed with methylmalonic acidemia, a rare, life-threatening metabolic condition.
Rowan was diagnosed before birth with a sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT), a tumor located on her tailbone. She underwent surgery at CHOP the day after she was born.
Five months pregnant with twins, Kim Hebron and her husband Vaughn learned their babies had a life-threatening condition called twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).
Diagnosed prenatally with the abdominal wall defect gastroschisis, Vincenzo’s family traveled to CHOP for delivery and expert surgical repair. See how he's doing 10 years later.
Born prematurely and with substantial hearing loss, Anna received a cochlear implant at CHOP — opening her world to language.
Luke Kelly came to CHOP for lifesaving care after being prenatally diagnosed with a type of lung lesion called bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS).
Faith Waterman was delivered via EXIT procedure and treated for chronic high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Logan Ryan underwent an EXIT procedure at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to remove a large congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM).