After regaining her voice and ability to eat ice chips (Hooray!), Amy was cleared to leave the ICU to a rehabilitation hospital in early December. Gotta get that strength up if she wants to get home!
Dec 29, 2016
It's been a tough road after the LVAD implant. Amy didn't recover very well immediately post-surgery and had to remain intubated and under sedation for 5 days. After that, her vocal cords were frozen and she remained without voice or ability to swallow for weeks. Tough fight.
Nov 10, 2016
On Thursday, October 27 Amy had a beefier LVAD put in. This involved full open-heart surgery to replace the smaller Impella pump (catheter install) in Amy's heart. The new HeartWare LVAD is...
Oct 24, 2016
The Fundraiser Dinner and Concert for Amy put on by a unifed group of Turner folks helped raise over $8,000 for Amy's fundraising campaign! That's a lot of insurance premiums, copays, and...
Sep 28, 2016
Amy just received a ventricular assistive device (LVAD). It will serve to create positive pressure in her bloodstream so that her heart does not have to work as hard to circulate the blood on its...
Sep 26, 2016
Amy's heart had been having occasional bouts of "racing" but it would usually correct itself after a few moments. This weekend she had several longer bouts with it and her team nearly needed to...
Sep 20, 2016
Our fundraising effort is off the ground!
Thank you for visiting this page and considering a donation to ease Amy's financial burden as she awaits the availability of a matching healthy heart....
Sep 20, 2016
Amy Prince fought a winning battle against cancer– a non-hodgkins lymphoma located in her chest cavity– 16 years ago. The battle was tough and the chemotherapy and radiation treatments were...