We have just spoke with Teddy’s wonderful surgeon. Ted is being stabilised in theatre and will soon be in ICU so we can be with him shortly.
The Fontan was a success. Ted’s Fontan pressure was 15 meaning they did not have to fenestrate. He is ventilated and his condition is critical but his surgeon is very positive.
The next 24 hours will be critical in order to stabilise Ted’s new circulation and the initial goal is to get him off the ventilator.
His surgeon reminded us that HLHS Fontan children do not generally recover as well as other Fontan children with the biggest issue being drainage.
So happy to hear this update! Been thinking of you all day! Big hugs.
Just saw Tabby too and told her Ted was out of surgery! Big smiles
Carrie Jelleu said:
Such great news that Ted has come through the surgery with success!! We are cheering him on st our end! Deep breath Caroline, you’ve made it through the first huddle!!!
Jo Crisp (Mum to James, 14 years HLHS, Perth) said:
Wonderful news that the first major hurdle is out of the way. Now for some healing to commence. Hang in there.
Erin M said:
Fabulous news! Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Jan Brandon said:
Excited to read your positive news Carolyn, such a brave lady. Much love to you all especially Teddy 💕 xx
Andrea Clayton said:
What wonderful WONDERFUL news!!!!! Go Ted! Still praying over the next 24 hours.
Susan McDonald said:
Fantastic news. Well done Ted, you are a little champion! Wishing for a smooth and steady recovery for you all.
Miranda Carter said:
That is wonderful to hear Carolyn, what a day you must have had. We are now sending oodles of positive healing thoughts Ted’s way.
Joanne Rose said:
Thrilled to read your update. Sending prayers for the next steps and healing.