Teenagers and Mutant Ninja Kidneys

Update posted by Matt Raymundo On May 14, 2018

Hello everyone. To update everyone on the current situation, the Kidney Transplant has been postponed because the donor backed out. But we have not lost hope and will try to keep everyone updated. For now, we're taking a breather.

My family and I would like to give our heartfelt thank you, for the outpouring of love and support from friends, family and strangers alike. I am awed, slightly embarrassed, humbled and deeply grateful. It has underlined what I have always known to be true: that despite these crises we are facing, my family and I are incredibly blessed.

My thanks to the incredible gofundme team: Matt Raymundo aka The Dude, Laurie Raymundo, our Social Media Exploder and our Funds Captain, Maia Raymundo. This was an amazing thing you did for us. I love you guys so much!

Wow...I feel like an Oscar winner.

Lily Anne

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Update posted by Matt Raymundo On May 14, 2018

Hello all,

This will likely be the last update on this page. Due to a few unforeseen complications that have come up, we will be shutting down this campaign by end of day Tuesday, May 15th. We would like to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of love and support you all have given, and we assure everyone that Lily, Yas, and The Horde are well and the early closing of this campaign is not due to yet another medical crisis.

Thank you again for everything.

Peace and love,

Matt

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Update posted by Matt Raymundo On May 07, 2018

Yas with Drs. Dumagpi (wonderful bedside manner) and Roldan

Yas with Nel, Dr SilangCruz, Nurse Celle and Nurse RL

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Update posted by Matt Raymundo On May 07, 2018

Hello everyone, first off, thank you so much for all the love and support. It has been overwhelming and I have been on a roller coaster of wonder, embarrassment and profound gratitude.

Yas' nephrectomy last April 5 (to remove one enlarged, cyst-filled kidney) was successful. Yay! We were discharged a few days later.

We would like to give a shout-out to our amazing surgical and nursing team who made sure we were very-well cared for.

Our surgeons Dr. Josefino Cortez Castillo and Dr. Jan Michael SilangCruz

First Assistant John David Nalingit, Second Assistant Jonathan Mendoza and Third Assistant Patrick Tanseco.

Our Anesthesiologist Dr. Raphael Tuazon

The OR nursing staff whose names we were unfortunately unable to obtain.

Our Nephrologist Dr. Brian Cabral.

Cardiologist Nicolas Cruz.

Residents Dr. Dumagpi and Dr. Roldan, nurses Celle and RL and the rest of the nursing staff at the 6floor South Wing of St. Luke's Global City.

And of course, Sir Khim and his staff and the nurses at SS OPD.

Maraming, maraming salamat po.

Some pictures:

Yas in dialysis shortly after surgery

10 inches long!
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Update posted by Laurie Raymundo On Apr 16, 2018

Hello, all: Yas is out of the hospital after the removal of one kidney and is getting ready for the transplant, which is scheduled for May 10. The removed mutant kidney was the size of a newborn infant! That is what the disease does, I guess...The kids are happy to have their papa home and are learning to be caregivers post-surgery. Everyone is getting geared for this next step. Again, thank you all, for your stupendous support. We continue to be amazed at the help we have received.

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Update posted by Matt Raymundo On Apr 08, 2018

Hello again,

Just a quick (but late; sorry about that) update: Yas went in for his nephrectomy last Thursday, April 5, at around 5pm. The doctor's successfully removed one of his "mutant kidneys" (Lily's words). He's currently scheduled to be discharged from St. Luke's on April 9, with the actual transplant to be scheduled in the coming weeks.

Thank you to everyone for your support!

Matt

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Update posted by Matt Raymundo On Apr 03, 2018

Hi All!

First off, thank you so much to everyone who's donated or shared (or both). So far, this is campaign going much better than any of us had anticipated, and everyone's help is hugely appreciated.

Quick update from Lily: Yas has checked in to St. Luke's and his nephrectomy (the first surgery in preparation for the actual transplant) has been scheduled for this Thursday.

Will be posting more updates as things progress.

Thank you again to everybody!

Matt

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