Nick Denault

First post: Mar 3, 2021 Latest post: Jan 15, 2022
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On Saturday, February 20th, as Nick was getting ready to take William to soccer, he had a seizure.  In addition to the seizure, he fell and hit his head.  Nick took a ride in the ambulance and was given several tests including a CT Scan and two different types of MRIs.  The tests revealed a large mass on his temporal lobe.  Nick had a craniotomy on March 30th.  The surgery removed 99% of the tumor.  He then got a staph infection and had a washout procedure.  After being at home for only 1 day, he went back to the ER and was admitted for hydrocephalus.  They tried a lumbar drain and then a ventriculostomy, but ended up having to put in a shunt to control swelling and his cerebrospinal fluid levels.  He has been home from the hospital for a couple of weeks after his last 17 day ICU stint and has now started  both radiation and oral chemo for anaplastic ogliodendroglioma at Roger Maris in Fargo. 

The journey continues. 

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