Aimen Bouchama fought and beat cancer only to need a new heart. After two years on a portable ventricular assist device, doctors successfully transplanted his heart over the holidays.
KTVI features Camp Rhythm, a camp started by St. Louis Children's Hospital for children with heart defects.
Dr. Jennifer Silva describes a mobile phone device to KTVI that tracks a child's heart rhythm and submits the reading to the child's cardiologist.
Mary Mehegan, RN, discusses a device called a HeartWare, which pumps blood for children in heart failure until their are able to get a transplant.
Daniel Lyons received a heart transplant on Christmas Eve, and woke up on Christmas day to presents under the tree in his room. Channel 2 shares his story.
Little Caleb has spent the better part of his eight month life at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Now, after a life-saving heart transplant, he is ready to go home to Springfield, MO.
St. Louis Children's Hospital makes prestigious U.S. News Honor Roll, ranks #6 on list of Best Children's Hospitals.
St. Louis Magazine named three St. Louis Children's Hospital nurses Excellence in Nursing Award winners for 2013.
Dr. Stuart Sweet of our Pediatric Lung Transplant Program knows the importance of organ donation. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch shares his advice on starting an important conversation.
Dr. Charles Canter, medical director of our heart transplant program discusses caring for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with the St. Joseph News-Press.