Congenital Heart Defects
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They never expected to be a heart family, but Trent's parents are so grateful their son is living his life to the fullest, thanks to the Congenital Heart Collaborative at UH Rainbow.
After experiencing dizziness and chest pain, Nicole was fitted with a home heart monitor, which showed that her heart was periodically stopping. UH Rainbow pediatric cardiologist Dr. Chris Snyder determined how to treat her rare condition.
There were no prior symptoms when Jason suffered a stroke at 43 years old, but because of the stroke, it was discovered that he suffered from a congenital heart disease called transposition of the great arteries.
After a heart abnormality was discovered in baby Emmett’s first ultrasound, fetal heart intervention was used to give him “the healthiest heart and best outlook possible.”
Born five weeks early, Mia Wilson was diagnosed with a rare heart condition that gave her a 10 percent survival rate. During her first year of life, Mia suffered several strokes and cardiac arrests requiring many surgeries and procedures.
Vinny’s complex congenital heart disease was detected before he was born. Mom and Vinny’s health were followed closely during pregnancy by the Congenital Heart Collaborative’s fetal team at UH Rainbow.
After surgery, Abby was a new baby. She had more energy and strength, and her sweet personality really started to shine.
Sensing young John's anxiety, the doctor stood in the doorway and talked to him from there. At their fourth interaction, he finally allowed her to examine him.