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Part Two: Rhett's Journey


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

Sickle cell patient selected to represent South Carolina as state ambassador

Zion Thomas, 2016 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals State Champion

‘I’m just going to have to keep on being myself and brightening people’s days’

Zion Thomas, only 15 years old, knows how to command a room and plans to hold public office in Washington one day. That’s why, when Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals selected him as this year’s Champion for the state of South Carolina, the role made sense...Continue

Posted on Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:39 AM in children's miracle network, patient story, zion

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