Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Life-saving Surgery helps save Miracle baby Audrina Cardenas born with heart that beat OUTSIDE her body



Go Audrina!  Go Texas!


A baby girl who was born with her small heart beating outside of her body is now remarkably recovering after a revolutionary surgery saved her life.

Audrina Cardenas was born with a rare congenital disease where her heart formed outside the chest; though the disease affects only one in eight million, 90 percent of infants with the condition are stillborn or die within days of their birth.

But after hours of complicated surgery at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Audrina is recovering, and her mother Ashley couldn’t be more thankful.
 
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