Doctor conversation

19 Sep

I just spoke with the surgeon. He confirmed that they’ve let her blood pressure drift up and her kidneys are responding well. They will keep her in the cardiovascular recovery unit for today and probably tomorrow. Her lungs are pretty wet so they’ll keep her chest tubes in for now, but the heart hole repair is holding well and there is little drainage from that location. And of course the new valve, which was the original reason she had surgery, is doing quite well. So the standard five to seven days in the hospital after surgery will be a bit different for her. But we’re getting close to going from one hour at a time to one day at a time, or at least a half day at a time.

5 Responses to “Doctor conversation”

  1. Walter and Margy Sandell September 19, 2013 at 5:13 pm #

    We look forward to your updates and keep praying with and for you.

  2. Liz Spellman September 19, 2013 at 5:34 pm #

    Praying for those kidneys and the patch!!

  3. cathimommy September 19, 2013 at 5:36 pm #

    Our Bible study prayed this morning and are holding all of us in prayer…and thanks to Church at Charlotte, our friends and family around the globe and the folks that are there for Brian in Charlotte!

  4. vicky kaseorg September 19, 2013 at 6:30 pm #

    Glad things seem to be on the mend! Praying!

  5. Rebekah September 19, 2013 at 6:42 pm #

    Praying for all of you

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