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Infant with Berlin Heart - Justin's Story

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Baby Justin caught a common virus while he was still in the womb. As his condition deteriorated, his doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital determined he would need a heart transplant. Too sick to pump on its own, Justin's heart was hooked up to a Berlin heart device, which pumped his failing heart for him and bought him time until a donor heart became available.