KCTV: Saint Luke’s Working to Learn More About Pregnant Women with Heart Disease

February 22, 2019

After collapsing at work while pregnant and being pronounced clinically dead, 22-year-old Cheyenne Mize lost her baby. 

Cheyenne was rushed to Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, where doctors found multiple heart issues and put her on ECMO, a form of life support, for eight days. 

Now, Cheyenne, who is pregnant again, is part of a new study at Saint Luke's helping pregnant women with heart disease.

KCTV talked to Dr. Laura Schmidt, a cardiologist working on the study, about how it's making pregnancy for those women a little easier.

Watch the full story below.

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