Kate is 6 years old


Kate is 6 years old. The fact that the girl has a congenital heart defect her parents learned a month after her birth.

The baby was not gaining weight. After the examination, it turned out that she had truncus arteriosus (aorta and pulmonary artery were a single vessel). At the age of 2.5 months Kate was operated in Kyiv with the participation of Bill Novick and conduit was put, i.e., divided the fused main vessels using bio-engineered valve-containing prothesis. The child grew and developed, and the vascular prosthesis remained unchanged. Therefore, the moment came when it was necessary to replace the conduit to a larger size. Now, there is no cause for concern, but Kate is sad. The girls – are such girls)). When the mother and grandmother are nearby, whims for some reason are often guests))