At a Heartfelt Cardiac Projects Screening Event,
a heart abnormality was detected.
Cheyne is a survivor and fights on !
Early Detection Saves Lives!
A LETTER FROM CHEYNE’S PARENTS
“[Prior to the cardiac screening she received from Heartfelt Cardiac Projects] Cheyne had no signs or symptoms, so you can imagine our shock when the surgeon explained that she was born with an atrial septal defect (ASD) or a “hole in the heart” about the size of a dime…Unfortunately, due to the size and location of the hole, Cheyne was not a candidate for a less evasive procedure, she would have to have open heart surgery. The surgery went just as planned. Cheyne spent five days in the intensive care unit at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange, CA. Soon, after taking about two weeks to rest, Cheyne was back working out with her soccer team the week before school started. Though it was about 6 months before she felt fully recovered, Cheyne is now back and better than ever…Thankfully we will never really understand how lucky we are.
Heartfelt Cardiac Projects saved our daughter’s life.”
– Dave & Tania Cheyne’s Parents
Heartfelt Cardiac Projects Production photo.
Photographer: Meghan Kirk!
Heartfelt Cardiac Projects provides cardiac screening in order to save lives from preventable tragedies due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Echocardiograms (ECHO) and Electrocardiograms (ECG/EKG) are offered for a nominal tax deductible donation, per screening.
Click here to find out about our upcoming screening events: http://heartfeltcardiacprojects.org/schedule-a-screening/