By writer to eparisextra.com
A fundraiser has been set for a younger Paris lady in want of a coronary heart transplant. The silent public sale and chili dinner shall be contained in the Household Enjoyable Heart on Nov. 29, 2020, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
On July 24, 2020, 12-year-old Gabby Barbre, a member of Sky Athletics Cheerleading and Tumbling, was complaining of chest pains to the purpose she was crying, the household stated.
“Gabby’s dad, Jack, took her to the native ER the place they stated her coronary heart was ‘massive’ and instructed they observe up with a Pediatric Heart specialist,” the household stated. “She then was identified with ventricular inversion, the Epstein anomaly, and different coronary heart defects.”
Gabby was all set to have open-heart surgical procedure on Oct. 19, 2020, to place a band round her pulmonary artery. As soon as she was opened up, nonetheless, medical doctors realized there was no strategy to do the process safely.
Afterward, her dad and mom met with the surgeon and came upon her coronary heart situation had grown worse and the surgical procedure couldn’t be completed safely. The one route left was a coronary heart transplant.
At the moment, the household is assembly with the transplant groups and beginning the required evaluations to proceed. They’re within the ICU unit at Kids’s Hospital in Dallas, the place they’re attempting to get Gabby’s coronary heart sturdy sufficient to deal with a transplant, and, sooner or later, she is going to hopefully be wholesome sufficient to attend for a transplant at house. This isn’t, nonetheless, a chance at the moment.
All proceeds from the fundraiser will go on to Gabby’s household.
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