MARISSA 17 Years Old
WHEN MARISSA WAS 7 WEEKS OLD ,SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH "BILIARY ATRESIA" A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS ONLY ONE OF 20,000 BABIES IN THE WORLD. THE RARE CONDITION CAUSES JAUNDICE AND EARLY LIVER DAMAGE.
SHE WILL NEED A LIVER TRANSPLANT IN FUTURE.
MARISSA UNDERWENT HER FIRST SURGERY AT PENN STATE MILITON HERSHEY CHILDRENS HOSPITAL TO SAVE HER LIFE CALLED" KASAI PROCEDURE" WHICH IS THEY HOOKED HER SMALL INTESTINCE TO HER LIVER TO PROLONG HER LIFE WITH EXISITING LIVER. MEDICAL STATICS SHOWS THAT WHILE SURGERY CAN CORRECT PROBLEMS WITH DIFECTIVE BILIARY DUCTS IN SMALL PERCENTAGE OF CASES THEY EVENIUALY OUTCOME IS CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER AND AN EVENTUAL LIVER TRANSPLANT IS NEEDED.
SHE IS IN AND OUT OF HOSPITALS AND NEED MANY DOCTORS VISITS TO MONITOR HER LIVER AND SHE GETS MANY INFECTIONS WHICH CAUSES MORE DAMAGE TO HER LIVER...
Kamysta 10 Years Old
Kamysta has Aspergers,Anxiety,Sensory, and eating disorder.
On April 7,2014 Kamysta was diagnosed with "ARONLD CHIARI MALFORMATION."
Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1): A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal.
The hardest thing in life is to care for sick children: with medications,and medical bills thats uncovered by insurance,travel,food, lodging expenses!
We can't borrow anymore money, and my children go with out holidays and birthdays to keep up with Marissa's appointments at Hershey and hospital stays ! We get a lot of broken promises ! And have to file for bankruptcy!
Thank you if you can pray and help with Medical Fund
Thank You & God Bless! <3