Air Corps, using the Government jet, on Monday flew to Boston with one-year-old
Elie Madden from Dublin, her twin sister Emie, her mother Esti and her
grandmother Anita. Elie, who was born with a congenital condition which has
left her with a five centimetre gap between her oesophagus and her stomach,
will be put in a coma for three months. During this time a procedure known as
Foker's technique will allow the oesophagus to grow.
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