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Tymia – Patient Story

Tymia speaking with Rep. Trey Gowdy in DC

One of our patients, 11-year-old Tymia McCullough, traveled to Washington this summer to talk with political leaders, as they debated the Better Care Reconciliation Act to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Tymia lives in Georgetown but receives treatment for sickle cell anemia, a genetic blood disorder that causes crippling pain, at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. Now that she’s had some time to reflect, we wanted to hear about her remarkable trip...Continue

Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:11 PM in patient story

Part Two: Rhett's Journey

Rhett

Rhett Bausmith has had doctors poking and probing his skull since his birth May 1, 2015, when he was born with a misshapen head...Continue

Posted on Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:53 PM in 3-d model, patient story, rhett

Blake: a heart transplant success story

Blake Bowman, pediatric heart transplant patient

Claire and Aaron Bowman paged a nurse to help them swaddle their newborn son and attempt to get some sleep. But as the nurse held Blake, she noticed something off in his color and his breathing...Continue

Posted on Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:54 AM in heart, patient story

Part One: Rhett's Journey

MUSC team uses 3-D skull to treat baby with birth defect

Hopefully all he will have of this one day is a cool scar...and maybe a 3-D model skull

Crystal and Timothy Bausmith knew something was wrong when a neurologist came to consult with them after their son’s birth. Rhett’s head was misshapen, because he had craniosynostosis, a birth defect in which the bones in a baby’s skull join together too early...Continue

Posted on Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:02 AM in 3-d model, patient story, rhett

Grateful mom brings family perspective to hospital’s design

Don and Kelly Loyd's 8-year-old daughters Gracie and Annie are thriving today, but the family went through a very scary time when the girls were born dangerously early...Continue

Posted on Sun Aug 14, 2016 12:19 PM in building details, gracie and annie, patient story

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