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HLHS Treated with Three Surgeries to Redesign the Heart

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a birth defect that affects normal blood flow through the heart. As the baby develops during pregnancy, the left side of the heart does not develop and grow appropriately. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Robert Whitehill

When Robert Whitehill, MD, was in medical school, he intended to go into his third-year rotations, where physicians typically choose their specialties, with a totally open mind. However, his first rotation was in pediatric cardiac service, and on his very…

Summer is the Time for Sports Physicals

Summer marks a time when many parents are making appointments for their student athletes to get their sports physicals. Required by most school systems to participate in school sports, the sports physical screens for many conditions, including heart disease. Sports…

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