The mystery surrounding a young Oklahoma girl with unusual symptoms has been solved by a team of physicians and researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Oklahoma City— Time and treatment are critical when a person is having a heart attack or serious cardiovascular issue, and a new $20 million state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology (EP) laboratory at OU Medical Center well help provide even more life-saving diagnoses and treatments for Oklahomans needing urgent cardiac and vascular care.
High-Risk Pregnancy and Heart Surgery Teams Diagnose, Repair Rare Heart Defect
Oklahoma City- Looking at 2-month-old Levi Carter, it’s hard to imagine he’s already faced frightening, life-threatening struggles in his short life. While he’s home and healthy and living like a typical baby now, his introduction to the world was fraught with drama his family won’t soon forget.
Levi is alive and well thanks to the expertise of OU Children’s Physicians and their medical teams of experts at The Children’s Hospital who cared for his congenital heart problem—even before he was born.
If his medical condition had gone undiagnosed and he hadn’t had open heart surgery after birth, Levi could have died.
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