Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) Patient Stories

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Heart Transplant: Kylee's Story

Kylee laughing

Kylee is a happy and healthy 5-year-old girl thanks in large part to a heart transplant at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Plastic Bronchitis: John's Story

John smiling

John, 6, had an innovative procedure to seal the leaks in his lymphatics system. Today, he has the energy to be active and play sports

Heart Transplant: Stosh’s Story


Diagnosed with heart defects before birth, Stosh had heart surgery in utero, three reconstructive procedures in his first four years, then a heart transplant.

Rick, Gert and Their Grandson Sam

sam and his grandparents

Sam came to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment of a severe heart defect. He received treatment and the chance to be a kid. Sam's grandparents, Rick and Gert, are grateful their grandson had both opportunities.