Posts made in April, 2012

Day 2: Tuesday 24/04/2012

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Day 2: Tuesday 24/04/2012

Many medical visitors dropped by today to introduce themselves. The medical team is quite vast here in Intensive Care Unit. Sergio was a little bit under the weather today as he looked slightly pale. It’s probably down to a number of factors ie the transatlantic flight, change of environment, different medical equipment including another type of ventilator machine. However he was still smiling during play time before going to sleep for the night.   Muchos  médicos vinieron hoy a que les conocieramos. El equipo médico es muy amplio aquí en Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos. Sergio...

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Day 1: Monday 23/04/2012

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Day 1: Monday 23/04/2012

Arrived safe and sound in Children’s Hospital Boston. Fair play to Sergio as he has been taking everything in his stride with a smile always on his face. The enormous size of the hospital is mind boggling. We were introduced to Sergio’s surgical doctor who is Dr. Jennings. The team made us feel very welcome to their hospital. Sergio was quite tired after such an adventurous day and feel asleep rather quickly in his bed. What a day!   Llegamos sanos y salvos en el Hospital de Niños de Boston.  Sergio vivio  todo en su paso con una sonrisa siempre en su rostro. El enorme...

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RTÉ News – Sergio on his way to Boston

Posted by on Apr 24, 2012 in News | 0 comments

RTÉ News – Sergio on his way to Boston

Irish child Sergio O’Connor flies to Boston for rare disorder surgery Sergio O’Connor suffers from a rare digestive condition that prevents him from eating, drinking and swallowing. He is being taken to the Boston University Children’s Hospital, where he will undergo a pioneering procedure to “grow” a new oesophagus. The operation will involve inducing the boy into a coma for approximately three to six weeks, while surgeons use a procedure to stimulate the growth of his oesophagus. Sergio’s grandfather, Mick, said his grandson received “a great...

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Sergio is on his way to Boston!!!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Sergio is on his way to Boston!!!

We are delighted to inform everyone that Sergio flew off to Boston on the Government jet from Baldonnell this morning with his parents, Donal and Rosa.   He got a great sendoff from all the nurses and staff at the Children’s Hospital which has been his home for over a year with the exception of very brief visits to his parents home in Donnycarney.   We hope to keep every body informed of Sergio’s progress in the coming  weeks and months.   We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported and sustained us over a difficult...

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