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Heart failure in children: A difficult diagnosis to make

One of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of caring for children with heart failure is making the correct diagnosis. Acute heart failure syndromes are known to mimic the most … Full Entry »

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2015 Monthly News Round-Up: Top Stories From July

This past month, Texas Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric heart failure intensive care unit, received a grant to develop a vaccine to treat Chagas disease and we learned what … Full Entry »

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Caleb’s Big Heart: How Texas Children’s Heart Center Helped Our Son

Caleb and his twin sister, Claire, were born into this world almost 3 months prematurely. I remember laying there listening to their tiny, mewling cries as they objected to their … Full Entry »

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Our Son’s Story: Born With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

January 8th, 2014 is a day I’ll never forget.  It’s the day we learned our unborn son, Aiden, only had half of his heart, a condition called Hypoplastic Left Heart … Full Entry »

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My Son’s Journey At Texas Children’s Hospital: How He Survived Open Heart Surgery

When we found out I was pregnant with our fourth child, a third boy, my husband, Justin, and I were ecstatic. We felt that he would be the perfect caboose … Full Entry »

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