Out of Options
Expectant mother finds life through innovative heart procedure
When Cecilia Figueroa decided in early 2017 that she wanted to have a child, she had to be more careful than most. A perilous medical history included six years of dialysis, a kidney transplant, and a transplanted aortic valve in her heart — the original valve a casualty of high calcium caused by her kidney troubles.
After getting approval from her kidney doctors, she needed an echocardiogram to ensure her new heart valve could handle a pregnancy.
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