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Patient Stories

  • Micah's Story

    After 15-year-old Micah's chest pain was revealed to be an enlarged heart, surgeons placed a ventricular assist device to save his life — but ultimately Micah needed a transplant to prevent heart failure and return to being a normal, fun-loving teenager.

    Micah
  • Kamari: Overcoming Obstacles

    Born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, Kamari had his first heart surgery when he was just 3 days old, and in the coming years, he would face more obstacles on the road to a heart transplant.

    Kamari
  • A 'Blue Baby' Returns to The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Michael Edenburn, 76, was two and a half years old when he underwent the operation that gave birth to modern cardiac surgery and has saved thousands of children’s lives since.

    first blue baby surgery patient
 
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