Asked if he wanted to undergo a groundbreaking surgery to rebuild his heart, 11-year-old Trent Ahlefeld said, ‘I’ll take a risk to make myself feel better.”
Pediatric cardiologists use 3D viewing technology to plan how to re-route and replace a teenager’s blood vessel.
A 3-D model helps a 10-year-old boy understand his unique anatomy. And it helps his doctors plan his treatment.
Adopted from China with heart defects, Isaiah Lunsford receives a life-changing surgical fix.
Helen DeVos leaves a legacy of compassion and healing at the children’s hospital that bears her name.
After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.
Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.
Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.
LeAnn Ouwinga thought her heart troubles were over after childhood surgery. Decades later came serious complications.
Even though a heart may beat only briefly, it's a sound that echoes into eternity for those it touched.
Atlanta doctors told Elijah's family he had days to live. They refused to accept this and found hope 800 miles away.
Growing up with a congenital heart defect, Julie Palma has learned to treasure life and focus on the positive.
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