Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Day 60 Post Transplant

Posted by Nicki Thibodeaux on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, In : Medical Updates 
It's been 60 days since Ryan received his transplant and we are still in the hospital.  Ryan did get to go home for 6 days but was not feeling well for most of the 6 days and was happy to come back to the hospital so the doctors can get him feeling better.  We are waiting on a CAT scan today to determine what's wrong with his lungs so that we can get the proper medication going, but the CMV and BK viruses are getting better in his blood stream.

When Ryan found out he was going to have to go ba...
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Day 38 Post Transplant

Posted by Nicki Thibodeaux on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, In : Medical Updates 
YES, WE ARE STILL AT THE HOSPITAL.  We keep thinking that Ryan will get released but we are having a hard time getting the CMV virus under control and unfortunately the medication they need to give him for it can ONLY be given in-patient.

Other than that, Ryan is doing great and although Ryan doesn't hold the record for being the longest in-patient post transplant patient, he is getting really close to breaking the record.  The sad part is, most patient have to stay in an extended stay facilit...
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