Baby born with heart outside her body is making strides
Houston — Our news partners at The Houston Chronicle report; an infant girl born with all the right parts but a key one in the wrong place is recovering at Texas Children's Hospital, five weeks after she was delivered with one of the rarest of heart defects.
Texas Children's doctors reported Tuesday on the remarkable case of Audrina Cardenas, who was born with much of her heart outside her body, a highly unusual condition that's usually fatal within the first few days after birth. The doctors said her prognosis is favorable.
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