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The Pediatric Heart Program is one of the outstanding clinical programs that you expect from University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Overcoming a Rare Heart Condition: Michael's Remarkable Story

Overcoming a Rare Heart Condition: Michael

Detected during a prenatal ultrasound, Michael was faced with a rare heart condition transposition of the great arteries. With a hole in his heart and ventricles and arteries reversed, Michael met his pediatric cardiologist when he was only 3 days ol...
8/01/2018 | Overcoming a Rare Heart Condition: Michael's Remarkable Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen

Young Madisen is a self-admitted "tough cowgirl." At birth she was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, and has had to have multiple procedures as she's grown to fix her heart valve.Using our low-dose radiation imaging technology, our pediatric hear...
1/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles

Diagnosed with a heart condition at birth, Miles faced numerous surgeries and treatments before he was 9 months old.Our pediatric heart team and hybrid catheterization lab has helped him get back to being a kid.
1/05/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: McKinnley's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: McKinnley

Born eight weeks premature with an incredibly complex heart defect, McKinnley's early life was a constant struggle for survival. Her family opened their lives to UW Health photographer John Maniaci, who captured every step of their journey. Watch McK...
9/16/2015 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: McKinnley's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Finn's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Finn

// // A Miracle of Modern MedicineFinn Gosheff, now approaching his second birthday, looks awfully cute in those big glasses. His mother, Rebecca, thinks so, too."He is so funny," Rebecca said. "He does this thing where he takes his glasses off, clea...
6/22/2015 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Finn's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Erika's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Erika

During the 2010 racing season, a serious injury left snocross racer Erika Rau with a severely damaged aorta and a fractured neck.She was rushed to UW Hospital and Clinics where doctors performed minimally invasive emergency heart surgery. Within hour...
6/06/2012 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Erika's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Roy's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Roy

UW Health pediatric cardiologist J. Carter Ralphe met Roy Profitt V when the Beaver Dam boy was just three days old.He diagnosed the little boy with a bicuspid aortic valve, in which the valve is not formed correctly, and a narrowing of the aorta.But...
5/04/2012 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Roy's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Savannah's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Savannah

Savannah was born with a hole in her heart, detected during an examination that revealed a murmur.Doctors hoped the hole would get smaller as Savannah got older but soon the decision was made: Savannah would need to have surgery to repair the hole.Of...
12/28/2011 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Savannah's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Anna's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Anna

Dan Monson remembers the words from his eight-year-old daughter all too well. "Dad, I went blind tonight," Anna said following a piano lesson. Although she did not literally lose her sight, Dan knew that something was wrong with Anna. Unfortunately, ...
12/28/2011 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Anna's Story