The small Helixane Nourry, 5 years, has unfortunately lost her long battle against leukemia that afflicted Saturday morning in Montreal.
“It is with immense sorrow that we inform you that our little angel has taken off this morning (yesterday) at 11am. She passed away peacefully in my arms who rocked. Thank you to all who believe in it (sic) “, published her mother Karine St-Pierre in the Facebook group” Sets for Hélixane “, where there are more than 1,800 members.
Many messages of sympathy poured in after the publication announcing the sad news. At the time of writing, there were close to 300.
Josée Gagnon, who works for Therapeutic Clowns Saguenay, a well known young Hélixane. She left a testimony full of sadness. “Hélixane, my beautiful girlfriend. You were the most playful little girl that the world has ever known. The Good God and his angels had better watch out because you’re going to brew paradise as ever. I love you my beautiful friend. You were not as strong as one. You went where you felt you had to go now after this long battle with your family. […] Do magic to help your family overcome this loss so great as not to hear you laugh (sic), “she wrote.
According to what has been read on the Facebook group, Hélixane has experienced difficult times in the last days, which led to fear the worst. “Hélixane made large seizures when they tried to lift a coma. MRI showed no signs of improvement either. After all that, they decided to replace it in a deep coma and achieve a state that is called ” burst suppression ”. This is to eliminate any electrical activity of the brain to as a “reset”. The burst suppression has been elusive. She currently receives maximum doses of pentobarbital (barbiturate that guard in the coma) with surplus boluses of the same drug to increase the effect (sic), “said the mother of Hélixane.
The little girl had received her leukemia verdict in April 2014.