Heart Catheterization Tomorrow!
Anyone still out there?? I realize I have been remiss in keeping this up to date. For those of you who are Facebook savvy, perhaps you will find Kaelyn’s new page a better/faster alternative? Otherwise, y’all feel free to hang out here (although I can’t promise to be Miss Speedster Blogger Lady, though I shall try… harder.). Anywho. I am writing you from a hotel room in Aurora (Denver), CO and wanted to give you a quick update about Kaelyn’s procedure tomorrow (Wed, December 7th).
Kaelyn’s heart catheterization should start around 730a MST. They’ll put her under, send cameras in 2 central arteries, and measure her vessel pressures and direction of flow and size of vessels too. They may or may not balloon open her major arteries. Then they will coil off (or plug up) the major collateral vessels on the left side of her chest (between her heart and lungs). Last time they had to quit after 4 hours because she was under anesthesia too long. Our prayer is that we see some progress in the positive direction! i.e. that these collateral vessels GO AWAY. That the ones they coiled off last time are not a problem still, that her major arteries are wide enough and that the pressure in those arteries decreases greatly. By God’s grace, we also ask that she sails through anesthesia without a problem. Of course Kaelyn could decide to do things her own way and continue to “confound the wise.” Little stinker.
We continue to feel an overwhelming amount of prayer support from you all! For that, we are GRATEFUL!
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