Sydney McFall   |   December 16, 2019

Fontan Survivor Jessica Rush is 36 years old. She is one of the oldest Fontan survivors and one of the oldest HLHS survivors. She’s also a daughter, a wife, and …

Sydney McFall   |   July 15, 2019

Creators of the BT Shunt  The BT shunt stands for the Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt, often referred solely as the Blalock-Taussig shunt. It is named after those who helped create it — …

Sydney McFall   |   January 31, 2019

Photo Credit: Allyson Gray Photography 10 Weeks Late It took ten weeks and her mother’s persistence for Lauren Bednarz to be diagnosed with Tricuspid Atresia. Since her diagnosis in 1987, …

Tyler Thayer   |   April 26, 2016

We watch. We wait. We wonder if today will be the day. The day her heart needs more repairs. We know the day is coming where we will once again …

Tyler Thayer   |   February 10, 2016

There are two main “classes” of Congenital Heart Defects: more mild defects which sometimes require no intervention, or less invasive treatments, and Critical Congenital Heart defects. Critical defects include missing …