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Heart and Vascular

UC Davis pediatric cardiology nurse specialists provide Liam top-notch care

Liam Hight was diagnosed with truncus arteriosus in utero and had open heart surgery at five days old.

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Heart and Vascular

Successful open heart surgery leaves Zaydrian happy and healthy

World-class pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Gary Raff performed surgery on Zaydrian who was able to receive a mechanical heart valve at 1 month old.

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Another Fontan patient joins motherhood with healthy baby

With help from UC Davis Health, patient Karla Barrientos had baby Andrea.

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Thanks to the amazing care at UC Davis, Alana is now a thriving, independent and healthy little girl

After spending 119 days in the NICU, the Bender family could finally take their miracle baby home. Six years later, Alana is healthy, energetic, loves music, dancing and her family.

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Fontan patient fulfills her dreams of motherhood

Born with only one functional heart ventricle, Kayla Price always thought that having a baby wasn’t in the cards. But then she got her miracle.

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The specialists who gave a boy a heart for life

After being born with a rare heart defect, Damian overcame three open-heart surgeries with the help of pediatric specialists who provided life-saving care and support to him and his family.

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Multiple heart surgeries set the stage for a promising future

Casey was born with a congenital heart defect and needed a series of surgeries to repair it. Now as a 16-year-old, he lives a normal teenage life as he pursues photography, engineering and a promising future.

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