Saturday, January 26, 2013

Ectopia Cordis

If a baby is born with a portion of her heart outside the chest, what do you do?

Why, make a new chest, of course (video).

-Wes

1 comment:

  1. My gosh, that teeny heart pumping away OUTSIDE the chest!This kind of stuff has to make EVERYTHING
    the medical profession goes through worth it..really worth it. Reminds me of a pediatric neurosurgeon's answer to the question what is it like to operate on a preemie..this was years ago before even in utero
    surgery. " It is like sewing two pieces of wet spaghetti together
    wearing oven mitts."

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