Thomas and Quinton share a very special bond at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Both boys used a Berlin Heart as they awaited a heart transplant. 

Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady, the director of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Louis Children's Hospital, discusses how "assist" technology like this that wasn't around decades ago has dramatically improved the experience and the outcomes for children in heart failure who need a transplant.

Learn more about the St. Louis Children's and Washington University Heart Center.


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