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Celebrating 23 years with a Heart Transplant

Nick celebrated his 23th year with a heart transplant this week. He says the longest living made it 31 years and died of old age. He wants to surpass that and more. I want that also. Thanks everyone for the prayers … Continue reading

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Wedding Showers

Nick and Lacey had their first wedding shower last Sunday. It was wonderful. Ginger, Carole and Chrissy did a wonderful job and everyone seemed to have a great time. I know Lacey was tickled over her gifts. A bride always … Continue reading

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Zach’s Surgery

Zach had a mole removed from the back of his neck a month ago. It came back a malignant melanoma.  He had to have surgery to remove two inches in each direction around the site and take out some lymph … Continue reading

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Nick’s Check Up

Nick had his annual check up recently. This was the first visit he has made a trip to Atlanta to the doctor without me. Lacey went with him. How can I say it, yes it was nice not to get out of bed … Continue reading

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Infants Born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Benefit from Proximity of Birth Hospital to Cardiac Surgical Center

Increased neonatal mortality was found in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) born far from a cardiac surgical center (CSC), according to a new study published in the journalCirculation (password required). In a first of its kind study, nine … Continue reading

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Heart Awareness Week

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Groups Release Guidelines for Imaging of Childhood Heart Defect

Collaborators from the American Society of Echocardiography, the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and the Society for Pediatric Radiology have developed guidelines on imaging patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot, a childhood heart defect. The guidelines describe the role of … Continue reading

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I’m Wearing Red. Are You?

Feburary is Heart Month. Wear red in support of heart health.

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What I Already Knew About Nick

Study Shows High Survival Rates for Patients with Pediatric Heart Transplant Findings from a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons show that, of pediatric patients who underwent heart transplant procedures before the age of … Continue reading

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National Heart Month

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