Friday, August 14, 2015

3-YEAR-OLD RECEIVES LIFE-SAVING HEART TRANSPLANT FROM STANFORD HOSPITAL

ABC7 News | Alan Wang

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- A little girl in need of a heart transplant was able to get one at at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.

Thanks to a team of investigative doctors, 3-year old Kate Zuno will be watching more episodes of Peppa Pig. Kate and her family talked about her life saving treatment Thursday.

"We noticed that she was getting sick," said Kate's mother Karen Vargas.

Vargas took her daughter into the doctor for what she thought was a stomach virus and came out with a life-threatening diagnosis.

"It's terrifying knowing that you can go into hospital and not know you can come out with your daughter," Karen Vargas said. Continue reading

 

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