Category Archives: Surgery

Noisy breathing in infants

An infant’s airways are smaller and softer than adults, so even small amounts of blockage, or narrowing of the airway, may cause stridor – an abnormal breathing sound caused by … Full Entry »

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Thoracic outlet syndrome: Why I smile for life

Throughout my life I have been blessed with many gifts. I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a student and an athlete. I have woken up for 17 years … Full Entry »

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Tetralogy of Fallot 101

What is Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)? TOF is a congenital heart defect that affects the heart’s structure and causes oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and around the … Full Entry »

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It happened

At mile 5.2, it happened. And I had another 4.1 miles of my 15K race to go. It happened as a single sharp and very pronounced pain in the center … Full Entry »

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Victoria’s journey to a diagnosis

Victoria was born full-term at 39 weeks via a planned C-section. There were no problems throughout my pregnancy and nothing was detected during regular OB visits. On Thanksgiving (at 2 … Full Entry »

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