[nfbwatlk] Great News RE Marci Carpenter

KAYE KIPP kkipp123 at msn.com
Fri Apr 9 15:35:07 CDT 2010

Wow.  I didn't know she was going in for surgery.  I'm glad it was 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kay Burrows" <theladykathryn4one at juno.com>
To: "'NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List'" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 11:10 AM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Great News RE Marci Carpenter

> Just moments ago I spoke to Marci Carpenter who was on her way home from 
> the
> University of Washington Hospital after yesterday's successful surgery to
> implant an electro in her brain to stop the tremor in her right hand.  The
> Drs. Are very; happy to have found the correct nerve.  In about one month,
> after healing from the surgery they will turn on the implanted apparatus,
> much like a pacemaker, and if the surgery did what it is expected, the
> tremor will be greatly diminished or gone.    The surgery does require a
> shaved head over the area, and the opening of the skull, but  is not very
> invasive compared to other brain surgeries.  Drs. Have now proven Marci 
> does
> have a brain and now she can be referred to as a bionic women, or brain
> enhanced.
> Sincerely,
> Kay Burrows
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