At just 7 years old, Joshua was in cardiac arrest. By 9, he had a successful heart transplant! His journey to his new heart wasn't easy, but thanks to his care team Joshua is thriving today.
If you see baby August today, it would be hard to tell the difficult road he’s already been on in his young life. Diagnosed in utero with Ebstein anomaly, August’s was able to beat the odds thanks to a comprehensive and multidisciplinary team of health care professionals.
If you see baby August today, it would be hard to tell the difficult road he’s already been on in his young life. But just weeks before he was born, August had already been on quite the medical journey.
Cuando Saida llevó a su hijo Joshua a Children’s Minnesota, pensó que solo tenía un fuerte caso de gripe. Sin embargo, nunca se imaginó que la situación se iba a convertir en algo que ningún padre desearía que ocurriera. Poco después de ingresar al hospital, Saida recibió la noticia de que su hijo de siete años iba a necesitar un nuevo corazón.
Children’s Minnesota welcomes cardiologist Dr. Adam Putschoegl to the heart failure and heart transplant program
Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce cardiologist Adam Putschoegl, DO, as a new physician with the heart failure and heart transplant program. Dr. Putschoegl is no stranger to Minnesota. He grew up in a suburb of St. Paul and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota.
Mary Kate was born with Down syndrome and a heart defect. Because of the care she received at Children's Minnesota, her family decided to provide a generous match of $10,000 on Give to Kids Day on Dec. 9, 2021.
Hear the story of Children's Minnesota's first heart transplant.
Children’s Minnesota announced it received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification of its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant program.
Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce it has received certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant (HFHT) program. This dedicated pediatric heart transplant program at Children’s Minnesota is among the most comprehensive pediatric cardiology services in the region.
Read more about the heart transplant that saved Blake's life at Children's Minnesota.