One of the First Patients to Benefit from AFCH Expansion Profiled in State Journal

The Wisconsin State Journal profiled Gabriel Kampka, a six-month-old baby who was one of the first patients treated at American Family Children’s Hospital’s (AFCH) new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and hybrid catheterization lab.

Gabriel—who was born with congenital atresia of the left main coronary artery, a twisted bowel, and cystic fibrosis—spent nearly three months at AFCH before going home. Pediatric cardiologist Luke Lamers, MD, and pediatric surgeon Peter Nichol, MD, teamed up in the new hybrid suite to evaluate his heart function and repair his bowel.

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