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Killian – Update on a Congenital Heart Defect Warrior

February is Heart Awareness month. Mention heart disease or heart surgery and one may automatically assume that it is an older person, perhaps one who has lived a life full of rich indulgences resulting in heart disease. But the truth is that many heart diseases and defects are present at birth. Congenital Heart Defects are the most common birth defect type. Melissa has shared her son Killian's story previously on TMC for Children. During Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week Melissa updates us on Killian's progress and the action it's spurred her to take.  In 2012 our son Killian was born in critical condition with an undiagnosed heart defect. He is here today through a series of miracles, beginning with Dr. Brian Blair working tirelessly through Killian's first night, making calls and searching for a surgeon willing to take his case. At three and a half years old, Killian has now had four major open-heart surgeries, five catheterizations, and three related operations. … [Read More...]

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