Expert behind diagnosis meets Charlie’s doctors

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Michio Hirano, a highbrow of neurology at the Columbia University Medical Centre in New York, is in the UK to inspect 11-month-old Charlie.

Great Ormond Street Hospital has pronounced clinical staff are “on palm to promote the visit” and Dr Hirano has been given an titular contract, giving him full entrance to the baby’s medical records.

His assembly with specialists is the latest theatre of a justice battle over the best march of movement for Charlie, who suffers from a singular genetic condition and has brain damage.

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Dr Hirano is one of Americas top doctors
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Dr Hirano is one of America’s top doctors

A judge ruled that Charlie’s mom Connie Yates could be benefaction for the gathering.

Ms Yates and Charlie’s father, Chris Gard, wish to be allowed to take their son to New York to bear a hearing therapy overseen by Dr Hirano.

But specialists at Great Ormond Street contend the therapy is initial and will not help Charlie.

They do not trust that Charlie has any possibility of flourishing his vicious illness and that life-support diagnosis for the child should stop.

Dr Hirano has pronounced he believes there is now a better possibility the diagnosis would furnish a suggestive alleviation than there was when he gave justification 3 months earlier.


Arturo Estopinan Jr, who has a identical condition to that of Charlie Gard

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The couple, who are in their 30s and come from Bedfont, west London, wish Mr Justice Francis to re-open the case in light of the new evidence.

Preliminary hearings were held at the Family Division of the High Court in London over the last week.

More are scheduled for after this month following this week’s entertainment of medical experts.

In Apr a judge ruled in foster of Great Ormond Street, observant Charlie should be allowed to die with dignity.

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Family orator Alasdair Seton-Marsden

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The relatives have formerly lost battles against the hospital in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London over Charlie’s treatment.

The European Court of Human Rights also motionless not to meddle in the case.

Alasdair Seton-Marsden, who represents Charlie Gard’s family to the press, has pronounced baby Charlie has turn “a restrained of the state”.

He argued that if the couple were abounding instead of “ordinary people” their child would be free to accept diagnosis in the US.

Litigation is due to resume after Dr Hirano’s meetings – this is likely to be Tuesday or Wednesday.

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