Successful Super Glue Surgery But Not Yet Out of the Water

An angiogram this morning showed that there still was a relatively high blood flow in the area of Ben’s brain where Dr. Berenstein placed the platinum coils on Monday.  Today’s procedure was similar in that it also involved placing a catheter in the femoral artery in the groin area and sending it up to the brain, but this time the surgeon used medical-grade super glue to completely close off the area. The surgery was successful, but the next 24 to 38 hours are critical.  It is imperative that no blood clots form in the affected area.

10351973_756395024412591_810708656933203301_n

After “super glue” surgery

Please continue to keep our little man in your thoughts and prayers.  He’s a very brave little guy.

 

Enhanced by Zemanta
Advertisements

20 thoughts on “Successful Super Glue Surgery But Not Yet Out of the Water

  1. Keeping him and all of you lifted up to God in prayers…he looks so tiny laying there. May God place His healing hands over him and restore him to perfect health and may His presence surround all of you. ❤ Hugs!

    Like

  2. Pingback: “Believing 4 Ben” Helping With Medical Expenses | Believing for Ben

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s