Tag Archive: pediatric heart surgery

Long QT syndrome caused an erratic heart rhythm and left little Laurel feeling lethargic. When her mom met the Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team, her fear turned to confidence that Laurel was in the right hands. Laurel received a pacemaker and returns to CHoR regularly for coordinated follow-up care with her heart team and other specialists. She has plenty of energy to play with big brother, keep Mom on... View Article

Feb 14 2018

Long QT syndrome caused an erratic heart rhythm and left little Laurel feeling lethargic. When her mom met the Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team, her fear turned to confidence that Laurel was in the right hands.

Feb 5 2018

One of NICU doctors heart a murmur in Sonny’s heart. When our Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team further assessed Sonny, they diagnosed him with aortic coarctation – a form of congenital heart disease. Dr. Thomas Yeh performed life-saving surgery and the Heart Center team will continue to follow Sonny to ensure a bright and healthy future.

Feb 7 2017

Diagnosed at just over a week old, little Henry had four different heart problems. Dr. Scott Gullquist, Dr. Thomas Yeh and our entire Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center team worked with his family to develop a plan for surgery. Now Henry and his family are preparing for a long, healthy life ahead.

Nov 4 2015

When she was five months old, Kaylee Wade weighed just nine pounds and was in such serious heart failure that she stopped growing because her body didn’t have enough energy to do something as simple as eating. Kaylee was born with a large ventricular septal defect, a hole in the wall separating the two lower chambers of the heart, and specialists in our Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center told her family that she... View Article

Aug 11 2015