HLHS

The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a research program with the goal of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals with HLHS.

To learn more or to participate, email HLHS@mayo.edu.

Follow the program on Facebook at Mayo Clinic HLHS, on Twitter @MayoClinicHLHS, and on Instagram at MayoClinicHLHS.

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Wed, Sep 12, 2018 11:59am

Thanks for attending Feel the Beat 2018!

By Stephen Rowley, @sjrowley

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Thank you so much for attending Feel the Beat 2018! We had a total of 176 guests at the event, many of whom traveled far and wide to join us.

This year’s theme was evolution at Feel the Beat. The event included a patient/parent panel with speakers Gabrielle Wanek, Michelle Waletzko, and Elizabeth Raszka. We also had physicians speak on how caring for HLHS patients has evolved with presentations from Dr. Tim Nelson from Mayo Clinic, Dr. Wernovsky from Children’s National in Washington D.C., and Dr. James Tweddell from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. You can find videos of this panel and of these presentations on our Facebook.

It was an exciting day and we are all happy you could be a part of it!

Stay tuned for the date for next year’s Feel the Beat!

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. Email the program at HLHS@mayo.edu to learn more.

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Will you be sharing pictures from the event with the attendees?

@michellewaletzko

Will you be sharing pictures from the event with the attendees?

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Hi Michelle – we will be sharing photos from the event, but it will take a few weeks to a month to get them out.

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