Millepora in hospital

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  1. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Hi all

    I have just received a call from Marco telling me that they have rushed Andrew (millepora/Eco-Aquatics) to hospital. Apparently he was doing some work at Sibaya Casino and fell onto something causing a huge deep gash in his arm, sounds pretty bad, blood all over the casino apparently. Just thought I would let you all know.

    Let's hope he doesn't lose any functions in his arm, I don't know if it's that bad, will update you if I hear more.
     
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  3. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    oh man.which hospital? gott go see him.will call paula now
     
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    ok i just phoned paula.i beleive he was opening an RO machine and his hand slipped and got cut on some steel thing.he got 18 stiches but he's fine,could here him laughing in the background,so guess all is cool
     
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    If you guys talk to him, tell all the best - hope he gets better soon!
     
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    18 Stitches! GEEZ! I jsut re-read that now! WOW! That must have been a MAJOR cut!
     
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    ouch bud... all the best............
     
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    That's not cool but glad to hear he sounds fine etc. I'm sure he'll be diving/surfing etc next week ;)
     
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    knowing Andrew,he must be already waxing his board with the other hand :lol:
     
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    Glad to hear he is fine.
     
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    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Geez, all that stress and panic for one little cut. I thought he was gonna lose his arm, lol.
     
  12. calvin

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    I hope he doesnt die i need to get some lights from him:lol:
     
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    Hectic....sure he will be back on his feet in no time...
     
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    Well good luck mille hope you back in the water soon nice little front on its way should hit you guys by friday so hurry up and dont miss the swell
     
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    all the best mille , i just hope its not that "magic" hand that he does his dipping with , u kno to get that awesome corraline growth
     
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    listen Andrew.im comming over tomorrow for 100kgs fiji,you gonna have to load it into my car for me :p
     
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    Hope you heal soon good man
     
  18. millepora

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    Howzit guys
    Sheees, thanks for all the well wishes. :)
    My arm is throbbing like hell right now :goofy: but I should be fine. Yip I got 18 stitches, 10 internal and 8 external. It was a deep gash and managed to cut the mussel and some veins, the blood squirted half way across the room. Luckily Marco was with me. After recovering from his shock (ha ha, he was freaking more than me) he was a real star, rushed me to Umhlanga Hospital and sorted out all my stuff for me. When I looked at him I realised he was covered in my blood as well, he even went back and finished the job we were doing and cleaned up all the blood on the floor and all over the equipment. Shot bru!!! The best part was watching them burn all the veins closed to stop the bleeding. :slayer:
     
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    yeeeeeesh, sound like fun can I come with next time you plan on doing this??:)

    Seriously, hope it heals fast and the throbbing stops soon, Oh and a few beers definitely have antiseptic properties
     
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    Bummer dude. Sympathies. One good thing tho...we will be hearing more from you:)
     
  21. viper357

    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Dude.....where's the pics?
     
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