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Overcoming a Rare Heart Condition: Michael's Remarkable Story

Pediatric Heart Care

Overcoming a Rare Heart Condition: Michael's Remarkable Story

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 old and needed pediatric heart surgery when he was less than 3 months old. The pediatric heart team at American Family Children's Hospital worked together to treat Michael. Now 6, this sports-loving little boy is an active, rambunctious, happy kid.