McCaffery headed back to Dayton, son's surgery 'went as planned'

UI coach traveled from tourney to Iowa for son's thyroid surgery

Published: March 19 2014 | 12:41 pm - Updated: 1 April 2014 | 9:51 am in

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery is on his way back to Dayton after his son's surgery this morning. Here is his statement:

“Today’s surgery for my son Patrick went as planned. Doctors will continue tests in the coming days to determine further treatment. Patrick was in good spirits after the operation.

Our family would like to thank the surgeons who performed the operation and the doctors and nurses at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics who have helped treat Patrick during this process.

The outpouring of support and encouragement Patrick and our family have received this past week has been overwhelming; words cannot express how genuinely thankful we are to everyone who has offered their thoughts and prayers.”

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