Sammy’s parents brought her to a local hospital, thinking she was dehydrated from the flu. But within hours, her organs began to fail and she went into cardiac arrest. A rare infection had attacked Sammy’s heart. Her doctors transferred her to Lurie Children’s, home to a world-class Heart Center, ranked third in the nation. Lurie Children’s specialists are uniquely equipped to handle the full spectrum of care throughout a patient’s life: from before birth to childhood and even into adulthood.
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