Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 27

Final Step!

  Today was the final day at the Dr’s office. He got his third head turbin replaced and bandages removed from his chest, and first programming done.   Left: Colin with implanted boxes in his chest. Center: The boxes that were implanted in each side of his chest. The inner wire as shown is the …

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Apr 27

To all my friends, THANK-YOU!

In Colin’s words (edited by mommy and daddy). Whew it has been a long month, we’re almost done with all of this and I am so relieved!. Really looking forward to getting back to my home, my dogs, cat and especially my brother, sister and all my friends, family and classmates! I want to thank …

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Apr 20

Second Surgery Success!

Colin’s final surgery to implant the battery packs was a success. His surgery lasted approximately 2 hours. This surgery was a little more painful then the last as they had to tunnel in the wires from his brain stimulators, to behind his ears, neck, chest, and finally down to the battery packs which has caused …

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Apr 20

Colin Pre Surgery for Battery Packs

This is a photo of Colin pre surgery to implant the battery packs in his chest. We arrived at the hospital at 5:30 a.m. and surgery began around 8:00 a.m. He was so happy to get the bandage wrap off of his head as you can see by his huge smile in this photo. He …

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Apr 08

Staples Removed!

Colin had his head wrap and staples removed on Friday April 6th. After this shot he got new bandages and head wrap that he will continue to wear through April 19th, the date of is his second surgery to implant the boxes. He was so relieved and finally smiled once all was removed. A closeup …

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