Grandson Ben is okay!
Great news! The results of MRI and the MRA scans on grandson Ben’s brain were excellent! There’s no problem with the original fistula repair, and no new fistula has formed. Dr. Berenstein in New York reviewed over 50,000 images and found no problem. Yay!
Thank you, thank you to everyone who has kept Ben and his parents in your thoughts and prayers.
Originally, when Ben was 3 years old, it was a problem with his eye that led his parents to seek out medical care. Ben was diagnosed with a dural AV fistula (a vascular malformation in the brain) which was causing pressure behind the eye. His little life was in danger, and he underwent a visit to the children’s hospital in Chattanooga, TN, stays in two children’s hospitals in Atlanta, GA, and three surgeries in New York City by a world-renowned physician before the problem was corrected. We are…
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