Ohio State alumni find “second home” at University of Michigan affiliated hospital after their daughter’s lifesaving congenital heart
Congestive Heart Failure
When Marek Wach didn’t respond to treatment for a virus, doctors found a far more serious problem: aortic valve disease.
Long-distance trips to treat their daughter’s congenital heart defect stretched the Lahti family — until Save A Heart stepped in.
One young man’s complications from a bicuspid aortic valve were life-threatening, but perseverance and expert care helped him make it through.
Bonded by similar journeys, two strangers with congenital heart defects form a special friendship that has withstood the ups and downs of life.