Doctors worked for ten hours to perform the complex surgery on three-yearold who was born with his heart back to front.
knife just weeks after he was born and then had a pacemaker fitter when he was just nine-monthsold.
And the toddler finally underwent the corrective surgery three weeks ago - with his delighted parents able to sit by his bedside 10 hours after the operation.
Mr Peek, a consultant surgeon at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital, described the operation as one of the rarest they do.
He said: ‘ Carson had one of the most complicated heart conditions and the operation, which we call a double switch, is one of the most complex operations that we do.
‘There are 153 operations that we do and this is one of the rarest.
‘I’m very pleased with him, he’s done very well. With any major heart operation we don’t know what’s going to happen but we’re very pleased with how well he’s done so far.
‘It’s wonderful when the children do well and it’s soul destroying when they don’t.’
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