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His surgery on 6-28-12 went okay even though it took an hour longer than was planned.It seemed he had a lot of adhesions from a previous surgery and his colon was adhered to the stomach wall. hence this took an hour to fix before they could start on the prostrate surgery. He was released from the hospital late on 6-29-12.. Early Saturday morning I had to call the on-call Urologist who told me to take him to the ER.. after about 5 hours they sent him home… within a few hours of arriving home his condition deteriorated and we were back at the ER around 8-30pm Sat night..He was connected to a monitor which showed his heart rate was at 166 beats per minute..Next thing I know its like a scene from a TV ,, ER show..his bed was surrounded by several people sticking him with IV;s taking blood etc..I left the room for a short time for the staff to do their job.Eventually I was told his blood work showed an elevated content on an enzyme normally found in the heart muscle..This enzyme leaks from the heart under certain stressful situations including heart attacks..This terrified me,,He was re-admitted to the hospital around midnight Saturday. It seems that he was so dehydrated, not keeping anything down, that it put his heart under more strress… At this point he is still there and hopefully will be released tomorrow 7-3-2012.It has been a real terrifying time, I have big enough bags under my eyes next time we fly home I wont need suitcases..LOL..
I want to thank each and every one of you for the great thoughts and prayers it has helped tremdously..

Cheers

Di

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