• After Life-Saving Interventional Radiology, Payoff Is a Smile

    Mary Showman searched the internet for help for her daughter, Heather, who has suffered from tuberous sclerosis since she was a baby. As Heather became an adult, her problems continued. Her mom found help at Cincinnati Children's, where doctors follow patients through adulthood. Specialists at Cincinnati Children's discovered an aneurysm on her kidney and used advanced imaging technology to control it without damaging her kidney function. Heather's parents credit doctors with saving her life. Her doctors say it's rewarding just to see Heather smile.