How a Nurse Practitioner Helps Families Navigate Life with Congenital Heart Disease, With the Benefit of Lifelong Research

By Michelle Steltzer, CPNP-AC/PC Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology Program Coordinator for the Single Ventricle Center of Excellence My connection to congenital heart disease (CHD) has been lifelong. Born in 1970, I was third of four children. My parents at the time … Read More

Patient Implanted with Total Artificial Heart

Eleven-year-old Jaheim Whigham of Illinois is the world’s smallest person – and one of 40 worldwide — to receive the 50cc SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t). This device is the smaller version of the 70cc TAH-t which received FDA … Read More

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