Girl Born With Heart Outside Body Is Now Thriving
Eight months on, a Texas baby who had surgery when she was just one day old to put her heart inside her body, is thriving. Doctors in Houston reconstructed the girl's chest after she was born with one-third of her heart lying on her stomach and beating outside of her body. Surgeons worked for six hours to create space in little Audrina's chest for her heart and stretched her skin to cover the hole.
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