transesophageal fistula

Lacey Ray plays with her son, Carter, at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Carter, who has a rare esophageal condition, has spent his entire life in hospitals.

Innovative techniques help treat boy’s rare condition

Carter Ray has never been inside his family home. As a matter of fact, since he was born on Nov. 3, 2019, he has only lived in a hospital.