Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Intestinal Obstruction

My husband has been in the hospital for three days now, he has a full Intestinal Obstruction. The hospital was going to do emergency surgery the first day he arrived, then when they got his history they now are delaying it. He has had Crones for 7 years and the last 2 have been horrible. He has a specialist at the University of Washington who has given up on him, and we have no one else to help him. He has tried every thing out there and nothing works, they have never been able to get him into any type of remission. He now has Crones thru his small, large & colon. It all started in the small intestines. His Obstruction is in the Ileum (I hope I spelled that right). The hospital has been shooting him up with mass steroids, and they have decompressed his stomach with a tube down his nose into his stomach. He also has a Catheter to pee. He is a mess, they are going to do some type of dye test today to see if they can force anything thru the obstruction. If not they will probably have to do surgery. I will let you know how it goes. But right now life is sucking for us all.

1 comment:

Baroness Bijoutery said...

So sorry to hear about your husband...poor man must be miserable and you too. Hope all goes well for the both of you....hang in there.