Sharing Mayo Clinic: Embracing Life Wholeheartedly

Mar 15, 2019 | Ethan McConkey, Moderator | @ethanmcconkey

2019-03-15 Russell Kim

In 1960 a baby girl was born with only one ventricle, and a malformed pulmonary artery. 58 years later, that little girl, Kim Russell, is alive and well thanks to continued care at Mayo Clinic.

Nearly 30 years after receiving the second of two Blalock-Taussig shunts at her local hospital in her native Atlanta, Georgia, Russel had those shunts replaced at Mayo Clinic, allowing her to continue to live the life she wants. Now under the care of Carole Warnes, M.D.,

Learn more about Kim Russell and her journey on the Sharing Mayo Clinic blog.

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