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Life on Pediatric Hemodialysis: Kellen's Story (Video)

When Brittany gave birth to Kellen, he was a normal healthy baby. That all changed nine weeks after he was born when both his kidneys suddenly shut down. Kellen's doctors in Fort Myers, Florida had him rushed over to Miami Children's Hospital by LifeFlight, a critical care transport team that provides ground and air transport of critically ill children from referring hospitals.

When Kellen arrived at Miami Children's Hospital, he was far younger and smaller than what patients tend to be with his condition. He became the youngest patient ever placed on hemodialysis, and thanks to the doctors and nurses at MCH, his treatment has kept him going for the past nine months; until he's ready for a kidney transplant. This is his remarkable story.

Here's the latest in a series of "Patient of the Month" videos I've been producing for Miami Children's Health Foundation who raise funds and awareness for for Miami Children's Hospital - this is Kellen's remarkable story.

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