Based on the meeting with the surgeon the echo showed good results BUT Teresa will have to have another surgery on Monday to repair her left atrium.
She will stay on ECMO until Monday. Dr.
Fuller wants Teresa's kidney function to improve first. Right now her
numbers for her kidney function are very high.
repair the left atrium pulmonary veins. Teresa's broken heart vessels
were smaller than the donors . This is what is causing the left atrium
to fail. Not enough blood is flowing from the lungs to the left
Dr. Fuller thought she had a good day and she
is feeling confident that once she performs this procedure on Monday
Teresa's heart function will improve.
She is in for a very long road , but we know with Teresa's very strong will to live , if anyone can do it she can.