Heart pump helps Texas teen walk across stage to graduate high school

June 11, 2015 5:34 PM

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Heart pump helps Texas teen walk across stage to graduate high school

From left to right: Dr. Iki Adachi, congenital heart surgeon at Texas Children's Hospital; Barb Elias, VAD Coordinator; Karla Alonzo; and Dr. Aamir Jeewa, pediatric cardiologist at Texas Children's Hospital. (Photo courtesy Texas Children's)

A Texas high school graduate with an enlarged heart that threatened her life is on the mend after receiving a heart pump in May.

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