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December 3rd, 2013

Child’s play — at long last

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

After heart surgery, Deshawn Corbin can run, jump and swim like a kid … for the first time Deshawn Corbin is just 15 years old. But he’s already experienced more life than most people many times his age. Deshawn was born with complex congenital heart disease that affected the way blood traveled through his body […]

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Tags: 1474, 5252, 5253, 5306, 5335, Cardiac surgery, Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Ann Reed, Dr. Ben Eidem, Dr. Harold Burkhart, Fontan Procedure, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


June 21st, 2012

Mayo Clinic’s 185th Heart Transplant Patient and her “Chocolat”

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

I wish I knew more ways to say, “Thank you”. I was given not just a second chance at life, but also a life with possibilities never imagined. Being born with congenital heart defects, my first open-heart surgery was performed when I was five-days-old. Six more heart surgeries followed before being tremendously fortunate to have […]

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Tags: 1474, 185, 3782, 5252, 5324, 5335, chocolat, chocolate, Heart, Heidi Ash, Transplant


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