Daily Archives: February 5, 2013


Have a Heart; Diagram of an Aneurysm in the Aortic Root

Christy Dermer: pro-life Marfan martyr

Christy Dermer, pregnant at age 28 and suffering from Marfan syndrome, chose to carry her child to term despite warnings that it might kill her. She died during childbirth in October 2007.

Her family live in Michigan, but were interviewed by the Toledo Free Press for an article on Toledo Hospital’s new Aortic Center.