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Five-Month-Old Matvey Agutin Undergoes Open-Heart Surgery Today

Michael Yurieff  | Published on 1/3/2013
Five-month-old Matvey is recovering in the intensive care unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) tonight. Dr. Gaynor performed the complex open-heart surgery in which Matvey's heart was reconstructed. Today's operation is the second of three planned operations that are needed to fix Matvey's heart. His first surgery was successfully performed in St. Petersburg, Russia when he was just four days old.

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