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Clark Wilcox, a McKinney 2-year-old who had been ready for a liver transplant, had a profitable operation Friday and is at present recovering.
Clark was born with a uncommon genetic dysfunction that impacts how his coronary heart, kidneys, eyes and liver operate. After a months-long watch for a brand new liver, one grew to become out there final week, and the process was carried out Friday.
“We obtained the decision Thursday. He was requested to be the secondary on a possible liver, and he obtained bumped to the first. Went in Thursday night time and handed all of the assessments,” Chris Wilcox, Clark’s dad, informed KDFW-TV (Channel 4). “He went into surgical procedure Friday morning.”
Medical doctors should now suppress Clark’s immune system, Chris Wilcox mentioned within the interview with KDFW-TV. “It’s simply going to be like quarantine lockdown once more for our home. Nobody’s allowed over. Now we have an immune-suppressed youngster.”
Whereas the pandemic is motive for concern, the Wilcox household already had been taking vital precautions.
“Even earlier than COVID-19, we went to the grocery retailer and church,” Chrystal Wilcox, Clark’s mother, told The Dallas Morning News last month. “We could have had a couple of play dates, however that was sort of it.”
The household says they’re grateful to the donor’s household and for all of the community support they’ve received.
Brandi Addison contributed to this report
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