Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient Stories

Read about patients who are receiving care at the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, a joint program of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.

Alexis Laney, 27 year old who was diagnosed as a child with a faulty valve that led to scar tissue blocking blood flow to her aorta.

Sunshine Logue, 30 year old with complex congenital heart disease.

Stephanie was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), a complex defect that affects blood flow to the lungs at birth. Now, as an adult, she receives treatment at the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Kristen suffered from a Partial Atrioventricular Septal. Read about the success of her procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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David suffered from Congenital Heart Disease. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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