Jameson Finley faced some big hurdles in his first five years of life. Born with a congenital heart defect, he underwent a series of heart surgeries to repair the defect. Then, after recovering from his final surgery, he began to cough up mysterious branch-like rubbery casts, alarming his parents and sending them to the Internet in search of help. There, they discovered the work of Maxim Itkin, MD, of the Center for Lymphatics Imaging and Interventions at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia Inquirer recently featured the pioneering and lifesaving work of Drs. Maxim Itkin and Yoav Dori in imaging and treating complex and difficult-to-diagnose lymphatic flow disorders, such as Jameson's condition, plastic bronchitis.
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