Navy Football and Heart Transplants

Well here's a story that hits both of my worlds... pediatric heart disease and football. (In case you didn't know, I was a sportscaster in my former life, including calling NFL games for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers.) This is a story about the son of the Navy...

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Childhood Heart Surgery Followups

Re-intervention -- another surgical procedure on top of the initial one -- is not all that rare in the world of Congenital Heart surgery. Young kids who have heart surgery will more than likely need another surgery within 20 years. There are many reasons why...

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Heart Surgery Goes On During Earthquake

You've heard by now about the major earthquake which struck Mexico City. One story which came out of the crisis concerned an open heart surgery already underway on a young child when the quake struck. While most of the hospital was evacuated, the doctors, nurses and...

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We’re Back!

Hi, gang! We've got our new blog look all taken care of and it's time to fire up the old keyboard again and let you know what's going on. As you probably are aware, Dr. Guleserian left Children's Medical Center in Dallas last September and moved to Miami and Nicklaus...

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Jimmy Kimmel gives visibility to CHD

If you’ve been watching TV or been online at all today, you’ve seen the story about TV host Jimmy Kimmel’s newborn son having open heart surgery for a condition called Tetralogy of Fallot. Jimmy made an incredibly moving speech about it at the start of his show last...

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