Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Bruce's heart update
This morning Bruce had a checkup with his interventional cardiologist (the one in charge of putting the device in his heart last year). Our expectations were a bit too high in that we were hoping that he could start weaning off of some of his meds, but that is not yet to be! Nonetheless, we are grateful for how well he is doing; his EKG was normal, he has not experienced a-fib since Sept. '07, and the enlargement has reduced from "gross" to "mild". They want him to stay on his current meds to keep him out of a-fib, and it is unclear when they will be able to wean him. Next week we see the cardio-electrophysiologist doctor and then it will be six months before we go back again. We are so grateful to the Lord for His care of Bruce...a year ago today we didn't even realize yet that there was a serious problem, and here we are now with a much healthier Bruce!