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Quick Action by Lurie Children’s Experts Saves Gavin’s Arm

Ashley and Daniel were preparing themselves for their newborn to lose his right arm.

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Leading the Way in Living Donor Organ Transplantation

Thanks to living donors, many more pediatric patients who require transplantation have a chance at life.

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Pandemic, Protests Don’t Stop Successful Kidney Transplant

Dawn got the call her family had been waiting for since last year: a kidney was available for her niece, JaNiya.

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Reece’s Story: Going the Distance for Expert Care

As soon as Stacie and Brian’s daughter Reece was born, doctors told them there was a problem affecting her digestive system.

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After Fetal Surgery to Remove a Lung Mass at the Time of Birth, Baby Ben Now Thrives

In a prenatal scan at Jackie's obstetrician’s office, doctors noticed a mass in her unborn son’s chest.The family was immediately referred to The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health. 

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Spinal Extension Surgery Helps Straighten Boy’s Spine

At five months old, Christian didn’t kick his arms and legs like many babies do because his spinal cord was being compressed due to kyphoscoliosis. 

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