After her exhaustive journey from Iraq, Amenah had developed a series of infections. Dr. Christian and her team discovered Amenah’s heart condition to be more intricate than originally suspected. How did these developments affect planning for the little girl’s surgery? Further, Amenah’s case received significant national media attention for many reasons. How did Dr. Christian handle the additional media demands while preparing to perform an already complex procedure?
Find out more, as host Dr. Mark Nolan Hill speaks with Dr. Christian about her preparations for little Amenah’s surgery.