Pediatric Cardiology Patient Stories from Children's Hospital

Cardiology

Meet our patients and read their remarkable stories of hope and inspiration from the Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

For first-time parents Rebekah and Ernest Carper of Spencer, W.Va., there was no greater joy than the birth of their daughter. When Baylee was six months old, the couple received frightening news. Doctors diagnosed her with a potentially fatal heart disease — dilated cardiomyopathy. That's when the Carpers turned to Children's — the only pediatric heart transplant program in the region.
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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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Dylan suffered from Anomalous Right Coronary Artery. Read about his experience and treatment at Children's Hospital Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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Jacob suffered from Marfan's Syndrome. Learn about the success of his procedure and experience at Children's Hospital Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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