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Heart Donation Gives Young Man New Life

For the first time in years, Landon Gardner doesn't struggle to breathe when he saddles his horse, Duke. ...

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Youngest Heart Recipient at St. Louis Children's Hospital Celebrates 30 Years With Donor Heart

Brett Myers celebrates a huge milestone at the same time St. Louis Children's Hospital also marks an important achievement. ...

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St. Louis Children’s Hospital Celebrates 500th Heart Transplant

In late January 2019, the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Heart Center was the first pediatric heart transplant program in the ...

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Missouri 5-Month-Old Survives Heart-Lung Transplant

On May 23, cardiologists at St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center performed the transplant on Jack, making him the youngest ...

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Kelsey's Story

Kelsey and Matthew Mercer share how their son Lincoln inspired them to support other children and families in the heart ...

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New Journey Begins with Heart-Lung Transplant

As first-time parents, Kali and Patrick Bowman, of Springfield, Missouri, have learned more than their fair sure about caring for ...

Patient Stories

A 15-Hour Heart Transplant, Ryan’s Shot at a Normal Life

On August 15, 1994, Ryan Heller was born in Rockford, Illinois. About 12 hours after birth, Ryan was diagnosed with ...