Sully Martens | CaringBridge

Sully Martens

First post: Jul 24, 2018 Latest post: Aug 6, 2018
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My oldest son Sully suffered a seizure on Sunday afternoon on his way home with his brother Wyatt and Grandma Beth after enjoying a full day of love and fun with Grandma's side of the family.  By the grace of God, Grandma did what she could to save her grandbaby until, ENT got there to take over.  Sully was then  life flighted to Fargo and almost immediately flown to Children's Hospital Mpls late Sunday evening, along with mom.

We are asking that you please send out prayers for my beloved son; also so loved nephew and grandson - he's a very sick little boy.  As it is now, he is stable, but there are no clear answers as to what caused this seizure that has now put him in a semi-coma in order to keep his lungs going and breathing regular.  The best doctors and specialists have been working with Sully to get answers. 

Tuesday, July 24th update:  Sully's series of treatments have been moving in a positive direction.  Respiratory feels his lungs are improving, which means the lungs are healing from the trauma  the of his aspiration and the seizure he experienced.  Neurology is feeling good about the pressure on the brain from after his spinal tap's initial reading up to today.  Sully just had his 3rd CT Scan, the other 2 seemed normal as best can be and this 3rd one is precautionary to recheck spinal fluid pressure on the brain.  The best news it that when they reduce the pain meds he is on, he begins to show signs of voluntary movement.  The goal is to get a nutrition line successfully in him and reduce the pain meds to see how he will respond on his own.  Sully will not be fully off the pain meds until his breathing tube is able to come out.  Doctors think this will be several days at best.  We are positively waiting for the blood tests - which the doctors think this will tell us more specific answers.  Spinal fluid results ruled out a bacterial infection. Sully is a very sick boy and he's in the hands of God right now.  We thank you for your love and support.



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