Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Pediatrics

Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also harnessed 3D printing technology to build reconstructed models of individual patients’ hearts to plan and practice transcatheter interventions before performing the procedures on vulnerable newborns.

Stats: Big Numbers, Tiny Patients

Cedars-Sinai is dedicated to caring for the most vulnerable patients: Among them are infants born prematurely, newborns who require help breathing, and babies born with life-threatening conditions.