Cardiac Center

Patient Stories

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Aortic Stenosis: Sarah's Story


Born with aortic stenosis and after two open-heart surgeries at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Sarah doesn't let anything slow her down. 

Atrial Septal Defect: Morgan's Story


Morgan was born with an atrial septal defect (ASD) — sometimes called a "hole-in-the-heart" — and underwent a less invasive treatment at CHOP's Cardiac Center.

Atrial Septal Defect: Ryan's Story


Ryan was diagnosed with an ASD and a partial anomalous pulmonary venous return at the age of 13. It was CHOP’s primary care physicians who helped with the early detection.

Atrial Septal Defects: Matthew’s Story


Matthew was diagnosed with several atrial septal defects during the first weeks of life and received expert care at CHOP's Cardiac Center, including open heart surgery.