Pediatric Cardiology

The chances of winning the Powerball are 1 in 992 Billion. The chances of having a child with a heart defect are 1 in 100. About 1 out of every 100 babies (approximately 40,000) born each year in the US have some type of Congenital [...]
By HRHJudy • February 8, 2017
Hi Everyone, We did it! Tomorrow is Cash's first birthday! All of you are on my mind and I just wanted to tell you how thankful for each and every person that has taken part in Cash's heart journey. It is because of all of you and your dedication [...]
By rainahurn • July 22, 2016
The Story of a Griffin as told by Griffin: "What's that Mommy? You want me to thank ONE of my doctors? Impossible... I want to thank my entire team of rock star doctors! Dr. Sklansky - thanks for saying hi through mommy's belly before I was even [...]
By dawnsedorovich • March 30, 2016

“How do you say thank you for giving your baby life?” Nicole still wonders. In addition to the gratitude she feels towards Dravyn’s transplant team, Nicole has as special place in her heart for the family of the donor.

By uclahealth • March 19, 2015
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aCiBAKptNnA   Keyota Cole was born with a bad heart. The 33-year-old from of Bakersfield, Calif., suffers from a congenital heart disease called Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve, and from abnormal pulmonary veins. She has undergone multiple surgeries over her lifetime, including one to repair a [...]
By uclahealth • February 13, 2012
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE1N5wKmeAA Nearly 200 children are awaiting heart transplants in the United States, but many will die before a suitable organ becomes available. Penelope Gordon was among those youngsters facing an uncertain future when she was airlifted to Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA after becoming desperately ill following a visit to [...]
By uclahealth • May 28, 2010