July 26, 2018
Time and again, 5-year-old Aaliya Lopez has pulled through life-threatening medical crises, and thanks to ongoing medical support, the future she faces now is as wide open as her smile.
April 20, 2018
After 5-year-old Lauren Hoel underwent her third open-heart surgery in five years, she was, understandably, a little frightened of her postoperative care and recovery. Her care team at Mayo Clinic knew just what to do.
Tags: atrial septal defect, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Allison Cabalka, Dr. Karen Myhre, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Pediatric Cardiology, Transposition of the great arteries, Ventricular Septal Defect
April 6, 2018
After years of medical care and multiple hospitalizations, William Bilicic decided to use his experience as a patient to offer valuable advice to other people navigating hospital stays.
February 2, 2018
When Ryals Sexton was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening heart defect, his parents turned to a new research consortium that offers groundbreaking treatment for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
January 15, 2018
It was a long road through proton beam therapy for 14-year-old Octavio Moreno Lara. But compassionate care from his Mayo Clinic team, coupled with some fun events, lightened the mood along the way.
Tags: Proton Beam Therapy
December 27, 2017
When Jordyn LaMont was born with serious health concerns, it was a harrowing repeat of a situation her mother had lived through before. But this time, specialists at Mayo Clinic were able to get to the root of the problem and provide the family with answers.
October 30, 2017
After a heart transplant and two months of cardiovascular rehabilitation, Mischa Melby has finally joined her classmates out on the playground.
October 6, 2017
Marissa Koscielski’s back injuries led to chronic pain that eventually forced her into a wheelchair. Participating in Mayo Clinic’s pediatric pain rehabilitation program helped her overcome the pain and put her back on her feet.
July 14, 2017
After suffering her first epileptic seizure at just 10 days of age, Grace Chan required six separate brain surgeries as surgeons worked to remove the harmful tissue that was causing her seizures.