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High School Wrestler Saved After Experiencing Cardiac Arrest

mayo 24, 2022 – Shortly after his 17th birthday, Miami Southridge Senior High School athlete Javon underwent cardiac arrest during wrestling practice. Thanks to the fast actions and lifesaving efforts of the athletic staff and their use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), Javon's heart was stabilized and he was transferred to Nicklaus Children's Hospital for care. 


Eric Undergoes Less-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement with FDA-Approved Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve

marzo 03, 2022 – Eric was born with critical pulmonary valve stenosis, a defect affecting the heart valve that connects the heart and lungs. He was only a week old when he underwent his first heart procedure, balloon dilation of a narrowed heart valve in his heart via cardiac catheterization. By his late teens, Eric was approaching the next step in his heart journey, a valve replacement for his pulmonary valve. 

Nicklaus Children’s Broadens Treatment Options for Congenital Heart Disease Patients with Minimally Invasive Therapy

noviembre 18, 2021 – The Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is now offering pulmonary valve replacement via cardiac catheterization with the recently FDA-approved Harmony valve.

Apoyo familiar de Speak Now for Kids: La historia de Tad

agosto 10, 2020 – Durante los últimos dos años, Theodore “Tad” Hartrick ha pasado períodos de una duración de meses en Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Al igual que Tad, hay muchos niños en el estado y en el país que dependen del acceso a la atención pediátrica y a la financiación de Medicaid. Este es un mensaje de la familia Hartrick en apoyo de la campaña de este año de la Semana de Apoyo Familiar de Speak Now For Kids.