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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sophia’s Journey Through a Life-Changing Heart Defect

How Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s comprehensive approach to pediatric cardiology is saving lives…one child at a time.

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By Ali Jackson-Jolley

For expectant parents Paul and Christina Pinto of Pelham, a routine 16-week ultrasound turned their world upside-down. The screening revealed that their baby, Sophia, suffered from a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic right heart syndrome. The condition is marked by the underdevelopment of the valves controlling the passage of blood from the body through the heart into the lungs and the right-side pumping chamber...

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