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#1 of 3 Old 07-02-2011, 11:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My 1 year old son is going in for open heart surgery in a few weeks, and I am really worried about about the urinary catheterization process (among other things) I really wish this was a non-issue but I am afraid that they are going to forcefully retract my son and cause damage. I am looking for advice for other parents that have been in the same boat, or any other advice. What should/can I do?

 

 

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I would call Marilyn Milos of NoCirc:  415-488-9883.  (She is in California.)

She is a nurse and very helpful .  She also answers her phone readily.

 

Best of luck with the surgery!

 

 


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When you have the surgery consult you should bring up your concerns with the Dr. then again when you talk to the anestheiologist bring it up with him/her.

I agree with A&A call Marilyn and get her opinions as well.

 
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