I just wanted to give all of you a heads-up on Ana's platelet counts. As most of you know, her counts were up to right around 300,000 after getting her spleen removed. They stayed this way for a couple weeks, but two weeks ago she dropped down to 64,000. Yikes, we were a little freaked out, … Continue reading Platelet Update
That's the number of platelets floating around Ana's body today. A marked improvement over her previous dismal countings of 7,000 and 10,000. So that was the real, first post-spleen-removal test they've gotten counts from her on. Definitely a positive sign. More tests next week to keep verifying. Thanks again to everyone for all of your … Continue reading 307,000
She's recovery now, surgery went well. Can't wait to get in and see her!
Just got a phone call from surgery, Ana is stable and doing well and the surgeon has started working on her (roughly 25 minutes ago). On a side note, there's gotta be a better way to notify me of updates. The waiting room librarian walking over and saying she's going to forward a call to … Continue reading Surgery Update
Well she's in surgery now. In roughly 2 hours that evil spleen will be no more!
184,000, IV getting started and the surgeon is en-route.
Hi everyone - Ana is all checked in here at St. John's Hospital. The splenectomy is scheduled for 3pm so we're waiting in a little hallway with curtains called pre-aenestesia.