Daniil, who turned nine on June 28th, and Sasha, who turned six in April,
underwent surgery today at Saint Francis Hospital. Dr.
Sean Levchuck made two trips from the operating room to the
visitor's lounge today. He told Tatiana's mother that everything had
gone well and that Sasha's ASD (atrial septal defect) has been
closed for good. Later he came out to tell Daniil's mother that her son's heart defect was also now gone forever. Both mothers were very relieved and very grateful.
Both boys will be kept overnight for observation and discharged tomorrow.
Special thanks to Yuliya Tarasava, Amy Aiosa, Irina Davidson, and Alex Kwartiroff for volunteering at the hospital today. And thank you to Angela Lostritto and Alex for volunteering to handle discharge tomorrow morning and get the boys back home to Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.
Six-year-old Sasha recovers from heart surgery with his mother Tatiana by his side.