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In our ‘Tales of Hope’ sequence, KPVI’s Deanne Coffin talks to a neighborhood girl about her journey to transplant.
On Could 1, 2009 Sumerli Lynch delivered a ravishing and wholesome child woman by way of c-section.
13 days later a blood clot interrupted her blood circulation and triggered her to have a coronary heart assault.
“I simply know that my coronary heart had stopped and ‘code blue’ was that they wanted to make use of the defibrillator in hopes to carry me again,” says Sumerli Lynch, Idaho Falls.
After spending seven days within the hospital she continued to say no.
She had her first open coronary heart surgical procedure in October of 2009 and slipped right into a coma for eight days and suffered a secondary coronary heart assault.
By November Sumerli’s organs shut down and she or he was hospitalized for months and positioned on dialysis.
By December she was on life assist for seven days and implanted with a left ventricular help system.
Sumerli was on that machine for years earlier than she discovered a donor match for her coronary heart.
“I’ve a very uncommon antibody and that uncommon antibody was a detriment to as a result of it actually opened my coronary heart transplant as much as an availability of 14 p.c throughout the nation, so you recognize over 80 p.c of probabilities that I used to be not more likely to get a coronary heart transplant, a donor,” says Sumerli.
October 2013 she discovered her match and is celebrating seven years submit transplant.
“I simply consider the selflessness she had and her household had to have the ability to donate her organs and me to be the one to get her coronary heart. It’s a present that’s in explainable. You recognize there are sometimes instances once I’m out with my two youngsters and I actually just do sit there and assume you recognize I wouldn’t be right here. I wouldn’t have seen my youngsters develop to the age that they’re now. I wouldn’t be right here as their mother. It’s only a highly effective, highly effective reward to have the ability to obtain that from somebody and to have the ability to actually sit again and understand what you have got. It’s an unbelievable reward,” says Sumerli.
For extra data on organ donation you possibly can go to www.yesidaho.org
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