Newborn almost didn't get new heart

Newborn almost didn't get new heart

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 29, 2008, titled Newborn almost didn't get new heart. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

St. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Braelyn Solares was born a sick little girl. The left side of her heart never developed and she needed a transplant or her odds of surviving were nil.

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Chicago, IL

#1 Feb 29, 2008
a little info about the donor would be nice

Streamwood, IL

#2 Feb 29, 2008
With Universal Health Care all this would have been avoided since there would be no "designated' hospitals for treatment.

I'm glad they got their heart but it was only because they could pull some strings. How many other babies died because their parents didn't have connections ?

West Palm Beach, FL

#3 Feb 29, 2008
Awesome article on Heart Transplant miracle for newborn twin. Hospital in St. Petersburg is great.

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