Thoughts and Prayers for Melissa

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Tomorrow, September 3, 2008 Melissa will be having a Lung function test done. This is also called pulmonary function tests, or PFTs. It's to evaluate how well her lungs work. The tests determine how much air her lungs can hold, how quickly she can move air in and out of her lungs, and how well her lungs put oxygen into and remove carbon dioxide from her blood. The tests can diagnose lung diseases, measure the severity of lung problems, and check to see how well treatment for a lung disease is working. Melissa will have to have a general anesthesia. It shouldn't take more than an hour for the test.Doing this will help the Doctors know even more about her lungs. They just want to stay on top of things.

We ask that you keep Melissa in your thoughts and Prayers tomorrow because of the general anesthesia and also that her lungs are healthy and strong.
Once we find out the results from the test we will e-mail you back.

Thanks,
Paul and Traci

2 comments:

momof4as said...

Hi! I am not sure how I found your blog - looking up CF maybe? - but I think Melissa is adorable and you can bet I will be praying tomorrow! Please check out my blog if you like, I linked to yours if that is OK!

Heather

The Harringtons said...

Traci we will be praying all goes well tomorrow morning!