Weighing barely 1 pound at birth, baby becomes smallest infant ever to survive heart surgery

Survival “nothing short of a miracle,” father says By Dave Andrusko Two weeks after being born prematurely weighing barely one pound, a baby boy has become the tiniest infant ever to survive heart surgery. His father, identified only as S P Jain, says his son’s survival is nothing short of a miracle, according to Alexandra …

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LA doctors perform heart surgery on unborn baby after practicing with Jello and grapes

By Lauren Enriquez Earlier this month, the L.A. Times reported on a rare cardiac surgery which was performed on a 25-week-old fetus in utero. The procedure — a first in southern California — was necessitated by poor blood flow through the baby’s left ventricle. Because the baby’s heart was not pumping blood properly, it was …

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