TTTS Patient Stories

Our patients love to share their experiences with EvergreenHealth's Fetal Therapy program.

Click on their names to read their stories.


Image of Natalie Littlejohn, who had successful surgical treatment for twin-to-twin transfusion at EvergreenHealth near Seattle in Kirkland, WA.

Natalie Littlejohn

(twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome) Natalie Littlejohn was 19 weeks into her pregnancy with twins, and feeling a little concerned. "Call it mom’s intuition…I knew something wasn’t right.”

Further testing picked up signs of Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS). Her babies would need delicate in-utero surgery at EvergreenHealth to survive.


Image of Karen Dennis, who had successful surgical treatment for twin-to-twin transfusion at EvergreenHealth near Seattle in Kirkland, WA

Karen Dennis

(twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome) "We are so lucky that Anna and Katie are healthy and happy," says mom Karen Dennis - but it was more than just luck that helped her adorable twins into the world.

EvergreenHealth's Maternal-Fetal Medicine program offered the delicate in-utero surgery needed to correct an often fatal condition, Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome.


KOMO-TV Report

KOMO-TV report follows Dr. Martin Walker as he performs Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery.

News report on treatment for Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, WA