Berlin Buddies: Berlin Heart Patients Bond While Awaiting Heart Transplant

Thomas and Quinton share a very special bond at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Both boys used a Berlin Heart as they awaited heart transplant. Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady, the director of cardiothoracic surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses how this kind of “assist” technology, that wasn’t around decades ago, has dramatically improved the experience and the outcomes for children in heart failure who need a transplant. Learn more about the heart transplantation program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital by visiting

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