Ava’s story in photos

Slideshow: When a child needs complex heart surgery

Fixing heart defects is what the Norton Children’s Hospital Heart Center team does. But little Ava Delaney’s issues were extremely complex and required four surgeries in one to repair them.

Our photographer spent the day in the operating room, following Ava’s progress. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to repair a heart. Learn more about the Heart Center.


*Note: Ava Delaney is currently experiencing some medical issues due to her heterotaxy. However, her family wishes to share her story to express their gratitude to the hospital and let others know about the Heart Center.

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