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  • Andrea

    Bay Area Girl Undergoes First-Ever Pediatric Heart Transplant At UCSF

    Peter Kouretas MD Phd
    CBS SF Bay Area (KPIX) reports on the first-ever pediatric heart transplant at UCSF. The surgical team was led by Peter Kouretas, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of surgery and surgical director of Pediatric Heart Transplantation at UCSF.  The first-ever pediatric heart transplant at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital may have just saved a young Bay Area girl's life. It's been tough for 11-year-old Andrea to keep up with other students during gym class in Walnut Creek. "I would feel short of breath, I would need to take a break more often than other people would," she says.  Andrea has a[...]
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