When 2-year-old Owen Rinek had two aneuryms and alarmingly high blood pressure, Dr. Frank Ing, chief of pediatric cardiology, performed two non-surgical catheterizations, which improved blood flow to the kidneys and shrunk one aneurym to nothing.
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When Brooke Peoples was 1 year old, she was diagnosed with a double aortic arch, a rare congenital cardiovascular malformation. She had begun to experience difficulty swallowing solid food, resulting in poor weight gain. Following surgery, Brooke no longer had any constriction in her trachea. She was able to eat without problems and gain the weight that she needed.
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