Wednesday, April 28, 2010

April 28th, 2010


Carver seen his ENT today. They removed the steri-strips from his CI surgery. Once again, Carver has fluid build up. The Doctor said that it could still be post op swelling, but it seemed to be more swelling then expected. The pathology reports didn't yield any answers/problems. The cultures came back with a slight bit of bacteria. He is putting Carver on an antibiotic for a month. We'll see the doctor again next week. If a seroma remains, he will have to do surgery to remove the implant. He believes that if the same problem occurs again, then Carver is rejecting his implant. There is no explanation as to why he would reject this one and not the other one. He said that if he removes the implant, then he would wait for the site to heal and then re-implant in another spot. So frustrating....

4 comments:

Laura said...

Oh no I am so sorry that is not what you wanted to hear! That is strange that he would reject on one side but not the other, I will say a prayer that that is not it and maybe it just needs more time to heal. Give Carver a hug for me cause I'm sure he wouldn't want surgery again poor dude! I love the new pic of the kids this is really cute! Carvers head control looks great!

Jennifer said...

That is so frustrating! Poor guy. Good thing our little ones can take everything that's dished out. They are so tuff. And I agree, Carver looks great in his trike. NO way I could get Liam to sit like that. Way to go Carver!

Kristina said...

I am so sorry about this news. Sometimes I wonder what we have to do to catch a break! I'm going to say some extra prayers for Carver that the medicine takes care of it and he doesn't need to go through more surgeries!

Tiffany said...

I sure hope that the antibiotics are a fix. BTW, I love the pic. Carver looks like a rock star on his bike and Kinnick as usual found a place to climb. LOL