Maxwell just finished off his second 10 day round of heavy antiobiotics for a sinus infection. And his congestion is already back. Hmm...that's just not good.
Even though surgery is a week away (from today), I have a feeling this is close enough to the date that they are going to cancel. His anethesiologist was very clear last week when we met with him...."If he is even less than 100%, we are not taking him. Too high of risk." Obviously I agree.
From the CHARGE manual:
"Patients with CHARGE have a high postoperative mortality. The reason for this are postulated as hidden structural abnormalities of the larynx and/or pharynx with associated motor incoordination. This results in difficulty in intubation and problems after extubation."