One young man’s complications from a bicuspid aortic valve were life-threatening, but perseverance and expert care helped him make it through.
The most common congenital heart condition can go unnoticed for years without incident. But once it causes problems, surgery is the only fix.
Pneumonia is the top infection tied to cardiac surgery.
Myra Fleming expects to be back in the saddle again after a thoracic endovascular aortic repair of her severely injured aorta.
While 22 weeks pregnant, Fiona Linn learned her unborn daughter had a heart defect, requiring surgery. Here, she tells her family’s story.