Pulmonary Hypertension Patient Stories

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Lung Transplant: Leah’s Story


Born with a rare lung disorder, Leah is one of the youngest patients to go from a heart-lung bypass machine to successful lung transplant.

Creation of Potts Shunt on ECMO: Elias’ Story


When two-year-old Elias was placed on ECMO with severe pulmonary hypertension, his chances of survival were almost nonexistent. CHOP cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Maeda saved his life through a risky procedure called Potts Shunt.