Monday, April 14, 2008

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The patient is doing quite well -- which is what Dr. Lawrie said to expect. Walking 4 times per day, spending 80% of waking time sitting in a chair (not in bed) and off respiratory therapy (O2).

At this rate, we're looking at checking out on Wednesday -- a mere 7 and 1/2 days since being wheeled in for surgery. There's still a bit of mild fibrillation that needs to come under control, but the doctors expect this to clear up in the next day or so.

For more information on the type of surgery, here's a link to a wiki article.


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