Historias de Pacientes Exitosos

Lea nuestras inspiradoras historias de los pacientes y familias que han sido tratados en Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Si usted tiene su propia historia exitosa de paciente y desea compartirla para inspirar esperanza y ayudar a otras familias encontrar las respuestas que buscan para sus hijos, favor de contactarnos a: info@nicklaushealth.org.

May Patient of the Month: Isabella

At only 7 years old, Isabella began to complain about having back pains. Unable to run and play with her friends, or even walk at times, her mother decided it was time to visit an orthopedist. After several blood tests and an MRI, it was determined that Isabella had leukemia.

05/29/2019

April Patient of the Month: Joshua

Shortly after Joshua was born, his mother began to notice he was constantly coughing and sneezing. As any new mother would, she asked the doctor what was wrong with her newborn. He told her that nothing was wrong and that it was completely normal.

04/16/2019

The Muñoz Family Thank You Letter

My first impressions: the doctor was someone with a clear vision, extremely knowledgeable, caring, and well liked and respected by your colleagues.  Most importantly, someone willing to coordinate care across the country for Olivia. Read the Muñoz family's thank you letter to our neurosurgery team.

04/05/2019

March Patient of the Month: Helia

When Helia was 12 years old, her mother began to notice she was always very thirsty and drinking more water than usual. It got to the point that Helia was losing sleep due to all the weight she gained, so her mother decided to consult with a specialist.

03/29/2019

Saving Teegan: From Minnesota to Miami in Search of Hope

Though Teegan grew only a few pounds during her first three months, a stark contrast to her twin sister, the critically ill baby stunned her family and pediatrician with each day she survived. Her will to live spurred her family to search for a miracle.

03/26/2019

Peyton's Airway Reconstruction Journey

Peyton was born with a congenital heart defect that led her to spend months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Like many infants who are born premature and with congenital health issues, Peyton had to undergo a tracheostomy to help her breathe and eat.
Thanks to advances in medicine, Peyton recently underwent airway reconstruction surgery, performed by pediatric otolaryngologist Dr. Brian Ho, and can now breathe on her own.

03/20/2019

Willow's Journey to a Healthy Heart

"Hearing about any type of unexpected diagnosis can be incredibly overwhelming for parents, let alone an unusual or rare abnormality like a tumor in their child's heart," said Dr. Guleserian. "Thankfully we were able to provide reassurance to the Albans because of our program's experience in treating these types of abnormalities." Willow's one special request for her surgery was to take her plush bunny into the operating room. 

02/21/2019

February Patient of the Month: Chad

While on a father-son fishing trip in the Florida Keys, Chad, 3, was playing and swinging from the rope of a nautical wood pole when the 200-pound object came crashing down onto his chest, sending him into a state of cardiac arrest.



02/05/2019

A Child's Journey - Olivia's Story

Olivia was born with a congenital heart defect, her first open heart surgery was scheduled just days after she took her first breath. Olivia's parents placed their trust in the hands of The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

02/04/2019

Experts at Nicklaus Children's Hospital help dancers get safely back on their feet

Dancing is a beautiful form of expression but it can be physically taxing on the body, especially for children and adolescents. The Sports Health Center at Nicklaus Children's helped Amber recover from her injury and return to dancing. In fact, Amber had the opportunity to dance in the Latin Grammy Awards last fall. 

02/04/2019

South Florida surgeon helps children with airway disorders breathe easy

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 15 million babies are born prematurely every year. Among the many complications these little ones face are airway disorders. Thanks to airway reconstruction performed by Dr. Brian Ho, little Elijah is able to breathe on his own without the support of a medical device.

02/01/2019

Paciente del mes de enero: Layla

Cuando Layla tenía 5 años, llegó al Nicklaus Children's Hospital con un caso grave de escoliosis. Para ayudarla a corregir su columna vertebral, Layla pasó tiempo en tracción con halo craneal. Mientras su mamá regresaba a Gainesville para trabajar e ir a la escuela, las enfermeras en Nicklaus Children's se ocupaban de Layla, haciendo de madres sustitutas y asegurándose de que estuviera bien cuidada.



01/02/2019

Paciente del mes de diciembre: Charlie

Después de sobrevivir a un embarazo de alto riesgo de mellizos, los Strombom se enfrentaron a otra complicación más. A su tercer hijo, un bebé nonato llamado Charlie, le diagnosticaron una malformación congénita de las vías respiratorias pulmonares (CPAM) y se sometió a dos intervenciones en el útero para permitir un período de gestación completo y saludable. Una vez nacido, el equipo de LifeFlight del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital estuvo a la espera para transportar a Charlie desde West Palm Beach hasta Miami.



12/03/2018

Logan's Journey with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Logan Perry was born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, a rare birth defect in which te diaphragm does not develop properly. Thanks to the experts at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Logan had corrective surgery and is developing into a rambunctious toddler. 

11/30/2018

Paciente del mes de octubre: Gabriela

Después de una cesárea de emergencia, la madre de Gabriela, Katherine, se sorprendió al ver que a su nuevo bebé le faltaba parte de la cara. Gabriela había nacido con paladar y labio hendido. Katherine investigó durante horas para encontrar a los mejores médicos para tratar la condición de su hija y se encontró con el equipo craneofacial del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

10/01/2018

Li viaja desde Shangai hasta Nicklaus Children’s Hospital para tratar su condición compleja del corazón

Li Hongyang, 37, viajó desde su ciudad natal de Shangai China para encontrar el mejor cuidado para su compleja condición del corazón. Lo que no se esperó es que el tratamiento que salvaría su vida lo encontraría en un hospital pediátrico.
 

09/24/2018

El camino de Bianca para no sentir dolor

Bianca sufrió dolor y deformidades graves a causa del Genu Varo durante muchos años como resultado de la enfermedad de Blount, un trastorno del crecimiento que afecta los huesos de niños y adultos jóvenes.

09/24/2018

La historia de Mason: Nicklaus Children’s marca la diferencia para niño con lesión cerebral traumática

Ver a un bebé intubado, conectado a un enredo de máquinas y con bombas intravenosas saliendo de sus pequeños brazos es una experiencia increíblemente desgarradora y espantosa. El personal de Nicklaus Children’s no solo fue amable y atento, sino que también estaba informado y nos explicó todo detalladamente. Reunirnos con el equipo de Neurocirugía nos alivió muchísimo porque estaban seguros y en calma. Se ganaron nuestra confianza de inmediato.

09/21/2018

Oscar aprovecha su experiencia para ayudar a otras personas a prevenir el dolor

Oscar, de 20 años, nació con anemia drepanocítica, una afección que afecta los glóbulos rojos y bloquea el flujo sanguíneo, causando dolor. En ocasiones, el dolor es muy intenso; los pacientes sufren brotes de dolor conocidos como crisis de anemia drepanocítica y suelen requerir hospitalización.

09/21/2018

Bebé trasladado desde Puerto Rico días después de la llegada del Huracán María para recibir que cirugía para salvaría su vida

Naialee Pérez acababa de dar a luz a su primer hijo, un niño llamado Liam, cuando un huracán de categoría cinco se dirigía hacia su ciudad natal en la isla de Puerto Rico. Liam estaba conectado a un respirador y estaba recibiendo tratamiento por un defecto cardíaco congénito en el Hospital del Niño en San Juan, mientras que los habitantes de la isla se preparaban para lo que sería uno de los huracanes más catastróficos de su historia.

09/19/2018

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Repair of Truncus Arteriosus, a Single Center Experience: 1995-2019
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Li viaja desde Shangai hasta Nicklaus Children’s Hospital para tratar su condición compleja del corazón
Li Hongyang, 37, viajó desde su ciudad natal de Shangai China para encontrar el mejor cuidado para su compleja condición del corazón. Lo que no se esperó es que el tratamiento que salvaría su vida lo encontraría en un hospital pediátrico.
 
Bebé trasladado desde Puerto Rico días después de la llegada del Huracán María para recibir que cirugía para salvaría su vida
Naialee Pérez acababa de dar a luz a su primer hijo, un niño llamado Liam, cuando un huracán de categoría cinco se dirigía hacia su ciudad natal en la isla de Puerto Rico. Liam estaba conectado a un respirador y estaba recibiendo tratamiento por un defecto cardíaco congénito en el Hospital del Niño en San Juan, mientras que los habitantes de la isla se preparaban para lo que sería uno de los huracanes más catastróficos de su historia.

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A week after Hurricane Maria devastated the Island of Puerto Rico as a category five storm, three patients awaiting complex heart surgeries were evacuated for medical reasons from University Children's Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Nicklaus Children’s for critical care.

Boy with Rare, Genetic Syndrome Returns Home to Trinidad After Complex Craniofacial Surgery
A team of surgeons from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a seven year-old child that will improve his vision and ability to eat, as well as his appearance and overall quality of life.