In mid-March, an HLHS mom delivered her baby at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the umbilical cord blood (UCB) was collected and prepared for shipment. An inpatient nurse from the Maternal Fetal Care Unit called for pick-up, but there was a problem. That day, Colorado was experiencing a rare, record-setting [...]
Mark your calendars for the Feel the Beat 2019! The seventh annual event will be held this year on Saturday, October 12th in Rochester, Minnesota.
This exciting event is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world and will allow you to connect with doctors and [...]
I had the chance to sit down with Dr. Frank Cetta, a pediatric cardiologist here at Mayo Clinic. He has been working at Mayo Clinic since 2003 and specializes in congenital heart disease. We discussed some of the history of congenital heart surgery and how we got to where [...]
My name is Gabrielle Wanek and I’m an intern here at Mayo’s Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Tim Nelson, the director of the HLHS program.
Gabrielle: Can you tell me what research is currently [...]
Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Feel the Beat event on October 12 in Rochester, Minnesota!
Feel the Beat is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world as well as connect with doctors and researchers working on the latest advancements in [...]