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Good Growing: Sickle Cell Disease (5:20)
Dr. M. Bender discusses the symptoms and treatment options for sickle cell disease.
Children’s 100th Heart Transplant (0:04:05)
Dr. Yuk Law, a Children’s pediatric cardiologist, discusses Children’s 100th heart transplant.
Healthlink: Teen Heart Screenings (00:02:52)
Sudden cardiac arrest killed 16-year-old football player Nick Varrenti, so his family started the Nick of Time Foundation in his honor. Now, volunteers from UW Medicine, Seattle Children's and the Nick of Time Foundation come together to screen young kids and look for hidden heart disease.
Hidden Heart Problems (3:41)
Children with heart diseases should not play competitive sports. Yet young athletes with inherited heart conditions often go undiagnosed, and can die unexpectedly during practice or a game. Children's experts recommend watching out for warning signs such as fainting during or after exercise, shortness or breath, seizures, or a family history of unexplained death at a young age.
Inside Cardiology at Seattle Children's Heart Center (00:01:08)
Dr. Mark Lewin, chief of cardiology at Seattle Children's Hospital, talks about working with families and caring for patients at the Heart Center.
Congenital Heart Defects (4:43)
Dr. Mark Lewin discusses how congenital heart defects are one of the most common forms of birth defects.
Healthlink: Heart Valve (2:44)
A Snohomish girl was one of the first in our region to receive a new heart valve without open heart surgery.
Saving Baby Poppy: A Seattle Children's Hospital KOMO TV Special (0:53:01)
Before she was born, Poppy Dahl was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Follow her story of survival as Poppy, her family and the teams at Seattle Children's Hospital and UW Medicine do all they can to give baby Poppy a fighting chance. The program includes the moment Poppy's parents found out they were pregnant with her, Poppy's birth at University of Washington Medical Center, her stay at Seattle Children's Hospital and how she's doing now.
Seattle Children's Healthlink Special: Heart Center (44:09)
In a one-hour special, KING 5 follows the medical team and patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center.
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