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Monday, July 09, 2007

Echocardiogram

No results from the Echo yet. Caleb was sooooo good during the Echo though so he didn't need to be sedated!!!! Way to go Bubber!

Cardiology stopped by today. They removed the stitches from where the chest tube was and are debating on whether or not to remove the stitches from the longer chest incision. They have decided to hook Caleb up to a Halter type monitor in the next day or so for a day or two to see if they can get one of these Brady episodes recorded. If so, hopefully this will let us know what is causing the Bradys. Very nervewracking. The Cardiologist did say though that he is not as concerned about the Bradys as long as Caleb isn't doing them when he is awake too. If he was doing it awake and asleep that would point to a more serious issue. They are hoping that if he is just doing this when sleeping it is just because, like most individuals, your heart rate drops when you are asleep. Another encouraging thing is they are saying that he is perfusing well (blood is circulating to his extremities). However, I will feel better once we get a more definitive answer on what is causing these episodes.

We didn't get to see Dr. Markert today, hopefully tomorrow.

God bless everyone.

God Bless Caleb!!

6 comments:

chris said...

The cardiology news sounds promising - yea!! We'll be anxious to hear what Dr M thinks!!

Love to all-
Chris XOXO

Anonymous said...

hey sarah
always glad to hear how strong caleb is and how he never gives up fighting. god will continue to bless caleb and keep him strong.
you keep fighting to.
god bless caleb and god bless you and brian
love alana

Jess Tuschong said...

I'm so happy to hear that the cardiologists have some thoughts about what to do to make sure Bubber is ok!!!

Love you guys...
Jess

Jen Straub said...

Keep going Bubber!! So amazing...he is just so amazing!! What a blessing he is!! God Bless you all and kisses to Bubber. We love you and miss you like crazy!! We put his gifts in the mail this afternoon so they should be there Thursday or Friday!! We love you!!
Love-
Aunt Jen, Uncle Andy, and Haleigh

Eva Nichole said...

I am glad cardiology came and you got some answers. I continue to think and prayer for you.
Hugs,
Crystal and Eva

Mike, Amy & Ben Russo said...

That is encouraging! Hopefully the Halter will give you some answers. Way to be still and calm for the ECHO Caleb.
Amy Russo
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