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Documentary on Children's Heart Project Highlights Healing and Hope

August 23, 2018

Documentary on Children’s Heart Project Highlights Healing and Hope

By In the Loop intheloop

A new documentary shows how Rochester welcomes children from other countries who have heart defects, and how a lifesaving surgery at Mayo Clinic gives new hope to their families.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Heart Project, Congenital Heart Defect, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Rochester International Airport, Samaritan's Purse


July 17, 2014

A Long Journey to Say ‘Thank You’

By In the Loop intheloop

In 2002, a young boy named Bayasaa Bars came to Mayo Clinic from Mongolia for life-saving heart surgery. It was a bit of a miracle for the 14-year-old, who was born with a hole in his heart. Until a surgery in Mongolia at age 8, he hadn’t been able to take more than a dozen steps […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Heart Surgery, Samaritan's Purse


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