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Patient Stories

Children’s Arrhythmia Clinic Helps Family Live Normally With Rare Heart Syndrome

Samantha Etheridge and her children have a rare, and potentially life-threatening disease called Brugada syndrome. ...

Patient Stories

Twenty-Five Years Post-Transplant, Jacques Remembers St. Louis Children's Hospital Experience

Kim Jacques recalls being a member of a very exclusive club as a teenager. Kim, who was 16 at the ...

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Special Patient Receives Special Care From Heart Center and Transplant Teams

Dale Robertson, born with a rare congenital heart defect, was among the first generation of patients to receive newly developed ...


Caring for Young Hearts: MRIs for Children with Pacemakers and ICDs

St. Louis Children’s Hospital now offers “in-house” magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for children with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators ...


St. Louis Children’s Hospital Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs Receive National Accreditation

St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s catheterization (cath) lab received accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), becoming among the first in ...

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Keeping Up With Nia

A rare heart condition doesn’t stop Nia Hughes from doing what she loves Eight-year-old Nia Hughes is a vibrant and ...


St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...


Leap day babies! St. Louis Children's Hospital Employee Celebrate 7th Birthday

Elyse Dugo is a patient care technician at St. Louis Children's Hospital. One week from Saturday, she turns 7-years-old. ...


After Receiving Life-Saving Heart Transplant, Man Becomes Heart Nurse

Three years after getting a heart transplant, Nate Miller is back on the heart floor at St. Louis Children's Hospital. ...