Posts made in January, 2013

Day 270: Friday 18/01/2013

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in News | 1 comment

Sergio had his scheduled esophogram this afternoon. The procedure was quick and Sergio was back in his room 30 minutes later. We weren’t able to get the formal report from the surgeons as they were caught up with another case and therefore didn’t get a chance to calculate the measurements. However the contrast studies appear to show no significant change from last week which is actually good news. Just before going to bed, Sergio’s nurse luckily spotted that his PIC line was somehow exposed and nearly falling out. Ironically there was talk that they might take out his PIC...

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Day 269: Thursday 17/01/2013

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Day 269: Thursday 17/01/2013

Apologizes for not updating the blog since before Christmas. The truth be told, we have been on a bit of a roller coaster of highs and lows over the last few weeks. The main concern was that a small part of Sergio’s esophagus was narrowing right down and it appeared that the weekly dilations were not working. The surgeons then started talking about the possibility of needing further major surgery which would take several more months to recovery from. We were fairly devastated with the news that was delivered to us before Christmas. The surgeons said they would try one last approach...

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