Tag: "heart surgery"
Tetralogy of Fallot: When The Words “Thank You” Aren’t Enough
A mother describes how the words "thank you" really aren't enough for relaying the gratitude she feels towards her son's heart surgeon, who repaired his tetralogy of Fallot. "Every night, when I tuck my son in to bed, I rest my hand on his chest, a ritual of gratitude as his heart gently beats underneath my palm."
Tetralogy of Fallot: Giving Thanks on Henry’s Second Anniversary
A mother gives thanks to the staff who shepherded her, her son, and her family through her son's tetralogy of Fallot diagnosis, surgery and beyond.
Cincinnati Children’s Establishes Clinic for Congenital Coronary Artery Disease
Think of coronary artery disease and what comes to mind is an older adult with hardening of the arteries. But that’s not what you’ll find at the Pediatric Coronary Artery
Pediatric heart surgeries resume at UK under partnership with Cincinnati Children’s
Kentucky Children’s Hospital has begun performing pediatric heart surgeries in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The program follows a “one program-two sites” model, with identical programs at Kentucky
45 Year Old Runs Marathon with Transposition of the Great Arteries
Kevin Cobb, born with transposition of the great arteries 45 years ago, ran a marathon two years following a heart transplant.
Henry’s Future with Tetralogy of Fallot
Following her son's surgery for tetralogy of Fallot, Laura reflects on how quickly they went from living in the moment to looking toward the future.
New Animations: Surgical Repair of Congenital Heart Disease
To help families better understand and describe the surgical repair for their child's congenital heart disease, we developed these animated videos.
Cincinnati Children’s to help UK revive heart surgery program
A brief summary of and link to a story about the partnership between Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute and Kentucky Children's Hospital.
Building Blocks of Recovery
Sometimes normal kid things can be the best recovery tools!
‘Battlin’ for Adelyn’: Kentucky community rallies around sick 5-year-old
A brief summary of and link to a story on WCPO.com about how people in Warsaw, KY, wished a girl good luck before her surgery at Cincinnati Children's.
Cincinnati Children’s teams up with University of Kentucky
A brief summary of stories by the Business Courier and WLWT.com about Cincinnati Children's and the University of Kentucky Healthcare's new partnership.
One Year Post Open-Heart Surgery, Alexander Doing Well
The Marshall's video, "Waiting for Alexander" featured their son's congenital heart disease diagnosis. A year later, he is indistinguishable from his peers.
3-D Heart Models Help Our Team Prepare for Complex Surgeries
The next big thing in imaging was recently used to help prepare our team for a rare and complex heart procedure. Over the last year, Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute has
Growing Up in Heartland
You have probably never heard my son’s name, Max Page, but you might recognize him. He was the mini Darth Vader in the 2011 Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial. Soon after
Olympic Athlete Shaun White Overcomes Congenital Heart Condition
The story of Olympic Athlete Shaun White demonstrates why adults with heart defects, like tetralogy of Fallot, should have life-long testing and care.