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In Nov. James Aspell of Durham became the first patient to undergo the TAVR procedure at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Dec. 11
Calendar Kids
2012 marks 10 years in the “new” children’s hospital and the 60th anniversary of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, a fact that makes the theme of this year’s pediatric calendar so poignant—"Celebrating a Decade of Difference." The calendar features 17 children and young adults who were patients at UNC before there was a North Carolina Children’s Hospital. They and their families have witnessed an entire evolution in care and can testify to the tremendous impact the “new” N.C. Children’s Hospital has had in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children since its doors first opened 10 years ago. Join us here online each month to learn more about our featured patient and clinical programs.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Hospital social media campaign reunites sick girl with lost charm
After learning that 7-year-old leukemia patient, Jolie, had lost her lucky talisman, UNC Children’s communications team made it a mission to find him.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 3
The sky is the limit
Thanks to an experimental treatment for his rare ailment, Reggie is now living the life he always dreamed of.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1
Wishes do come true
Kenan-Flagler Business School students bring 6-year-old Scott’s wish for a special trip to fruition through unique class assignment.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10
The Long Road Back From the Brink
Richard Sutphin suffered with Crohn's Disease for years before a multidisciplinary team at UNC helped him get his life back.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 7
Our lives with diabetes
Kelly Cash, a long-time employee in pediatrics administration, never imagined that one of her children would become a N.C. Children's Hospital patient. For several weeks in early 2013, however, something just wasn’t right with her then 6-year-old son, Connor. Here, Kelly shares what it was like to learn Connor has type 1 diabetes.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 3
Patient’s intuition leads to life-saving discovery
"Had I gone to sleep that night, I would never have woken up," says Victoria, a UNC sophomore. This past summer, Victoria received the same diagnosis four times in three days: strep throat. Still, she sensed something was dreadfully wrong and finally came to the ER. As it turns out, she arrived not a moment too soon.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 4
The greatest gift
Born with a congenital heart defect, Samiya was diagnosed with congestive heart failure at just 4 months old. Her only hope of survival: a heart transplant. But would it come in time?
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Surgeons save teen from life-threatening infection
A minor scratch nearly cost Austin Campbell his leg—and his life.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10