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Baby Fae Remembered

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Baby Fae, otherwise known as Stephanie Fae Traphagan saw light 1984 of October 14. but she died a month after on November 15, of the same year. The reason why I am blogging about her today is because Baby Fae today is being remembered for being a survivor from the operation that gave her the heart of a baboon.

Baby Fae Picture

Baby Fae Picture

Baby Fae is said to be suffering from hypoplactic left heart’s syndrome. With her condition, this American infant undergone xenotransplant procedure allowing her to become the first infant to receive a baboon’s heart and survive the operation.

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