Rebuilding a heart, saving a life

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Rebuilding a heart, saving a life: A young girl born with a life-threatening heart defect has a bright future thanks to Yale doctors who developed and performed a novel surgery to rebuild her heart's plumbing, implanting a tissue-engineered blood vessel made of her own cells.
This is the story of little Angela Irizarry, who was born with a life-threatening congenital heart defect, and the groundbreaking surgical technique developed by Yale pediatric surgeon Dr. Christopher Breuer.
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