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Jan 17, 2018 Latest post:
17 hours ago
Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. Mary Martuscelli
Rick had an aneurysm burst in his brain on Tuesday morning, January 16. He underwent emergency surgery to install 2 catheters in his brain. After the surgery, Rick suffered cardiac arrest. He had a second emergency surgery late Tuesday evening to relieve pressure on his brain. The surgery was a success. On Wednesday and Thursday, the doctors continued to work to try and drain all the blood from Rick’s brain. There are 3 catheters in his brain right now. Rick’s heart has stabilized after his (Code blue) cardiac arrest on Tuesday afternoon. Rick’s neurosurgeon told me that 90% of people in that same condition would have passed away. Rick is in extremely critical condition but he is a fighter. Your prayers are really helping.