So hip to be Jack

Jack is officially in surgery with the first procedure being a success.

The first procedure was performed by Dr. Lim (AKA Supreme Lifesaver) which was to remove granulation tissue from around his g-tube. Dr. Lim reported that Jack is comfortable and looks good. He also added that his last lung x-ray looked great and he has full inflation of both lungs and at rest shows that he needs no oxygen assistance what so ever.

The next procedure is the hip surgery which is pretty routine but will involve several incisions and bone manipulations. The surgery should last about 3 hours and the casting could last up to an hour and a half.

I will keep you all updated on his progress.

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About Kaytee

I am a food scientist by training and a mom by experiment. My beautiful son, Jack was born on November 7, 2011 with a birth defect called Left-Side Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). My goal is to reach out to other families dealing with the same or similar hardships as well as keep everyone updated on Jack's development.

7 thoughts on “So hip to be Jack

  1. I have been thinking about him all morning and you 2 too. Know I am here if you need anything. I love you both and I cannot wait to see him. Let me know – I have something for him……

  2. I have also been thinking about you guys!!!! I will continue to pray for Jack all day and I hope you keep us updated šŸ™‚ Love you 3 VERY much and I know Jack will come through with flying colors!! He IS his aunt’s nephew…..hehe (little humor for ya) TEAM JACK!

  3. Everyone here at Sunrise is thinking of you all, praying for you all and wondering how we can help. Let us know if you need ANYTHING. Go Jack!

  4. Hi Kaytee, I am glad Jack is doing well. You all have been in my prayers. Can I come over and see him when you get home? When will that be?

    • Thank you. You are welcome to if you have your flu shot. We are keeping him as healthy as possible until his surgery is rescheduled. We should be home this morning (Wednesday).

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