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pediatric heart surgery

‘We knocked on doors, and doors flew open’

Twenty-four years ago, a little girl from Ukraine came for heart surgery. Now she pays a return visit.

Patient Story

‘The best hope you can have’

JJ Smith’s parents moved to a new home and found new doctors—all to save their son.

Patient Story

Reaching for recovery

After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.

Hope for the newborn heart

Spectrum Health Innovations, a pediatric cardiologist and Michigan Tech students team up to design a stent for babies with heart malformation.

Patient Story

Life with Levi

Born with a severe heart defect, this lovable preschooler is now working to build muscles through therapy—and plenty of laughter.

Patient Story

The harmony of Baby Levi’s heart

Even though a heart may beat only briefly, it's a sound that echoes into eternity for those it touched.

Patient Story

‘Mighty boy’ defies the odds

Atlanta doctors told Elijah's family he had days to live. They refused to accept this and found hope 800 miles away.

Patient Story

Holding his heart in his hands

'It's just amazing what they can do nowadays,' Nicholas Borgman mused while gazing at a 3-D version of the organ.

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