Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Carson's in surgery

We're waiting in the parents surgery waiting room at Children's Hospital for Carson to get done with his ENT surgery after arriving this morning for pre-op at 6:15. He is having his tonsils and adenoids removed, ear tubes put in, and a broncoscopy/laryngoscopy done to determine what his tracheal irregularity is. His left ear looked a bit infected in pre-op but they decided to go ahead with the surgery and pump him full of antibiotics b/c he needs to the tubes to prevent future hearing loss. His tonsils were at 3+ today with no illness so his ENT is happy to get them out of there. This should help him tremendously! They ended up giving him Versed prior to going back because his sensory issues were on overload this morning without his meds and with the extra anxiety/stimulation of pre-op. Thank God for Versed. He was a much more pleasant child after it and wasn't banging his head on the bed and bed rails. He was wheeled off to the OR with his handsome puppy in one hand and a kiss on the forehead from Mommy and Daddy. We should hear from the two surgeons in about 1.5 hours.

I'll update once he is out of recovery. We are hoping he is able to come home after several hours in recovery instead of needing to stay the night.

1 comment:

Amanda said...

I am praying all will go well!