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Lurie Children's
Patient Implanted with Total Artificial Heart
Jaheim Whigham, 11, is the world’s youngest person to receive the 50cc SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t). We are the first pediatric hospital in the country to implant this smaller version of a total artificial heart.
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Browse Lurie Children’s Hope List, an online list of ways you can help meet the hospital’s most urgent needs and make a difference in the life of a child.