Newborn son of Jimmy Kimmel underwent heart surgery

Jimmy Kimmel, a famous American television personality, so cheerful and optimistic in the air, told about the personal drama and experiences, who recently moved his family. As it turned out, at the end of last month, a newborn son, Jimmy underwent major surgery on his little heart.

William “Billy” Kimmel was born on April 21. Three hours after his birth the doctors noticed that he had manifested a heart murmur, and he became purple. Son Jimmy was diagnosed with pulmonary atresia which is blocked pulmonary valve and a hole is formed in the wall of the heart.

“On Monday morning, Dr. Vaughn starnes from the opened chest of Billy and eliminated one of the two defects in his heart. He brought the scalpel and did some kind of magic, I can’t even explain it with words,” said Kimmel.- “He opened the valve, and the operation was successful. It was the longest three hours of my life.”
This weekend Jimmy and his wife Molly makinerni finally got to meet Billy and his two-year older sister Jane.

Source: http://www.usmagazine.com
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