In case you missed the inspiring piece that aired on Sunday featuring the Carolina Panthers' Greg Olsen on the FOX Sports pregame show, we wanted to share the links below. Olsen’s son, TJ, has hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and recently had his fourth surgery at only two years of age -- three open heart surgeries and one surgery to implant a pacemaker. He is now home after staying more than a month in the hospital. The inspirational story touches not only on the Olsen family's struggle but also their determination to fight HLHS head on.
TJ, the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS is rooting for you!
The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a collaborative network of specialists bonded by the vision of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals affected by congenital heart defects including HLHS. The specialized team is addressing the various aspects of these defects by using research and clinical strategies ranging from basic science, to diagnostic imaging to regenerative therapies.