An Update on Elijah Leffingwell — Six Years Later

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Elijah Leffingwell met our team in the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment before he was even born. He underwent fetal surgery with N. Scott Adzick, MD, for a mass of tiny cysts wrapped around his lungs. Now, six years later, Fox 6 News reports on Elijah, who today lives with a single lung.

Watch the full story for his progress and details on his life now.


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