Surgery day

Today at Sheba Hospital, fifteen-day-old Jwan went into surgery for her coarctation of the aorta. The surgery started at eight in the morning and finished at three in the afternoon.

Jwan’s grandma waited patiently while the surgery was going. Meanwhile, the other Arabic-speaking moms (and dads) in the hospital appeared from time to time in the waiting area, talked with her, fetched a phone-charger for her, and offered food and drinks to her.

Praise the Lord, the surgery went well. In the surgery, the surgeons were able to repair her aortic arch. They also closed the VSD, a hole in the wall that separates the heart’s lower chambers. Jwan is doing well after the surgery. The doctors want to extubate her soon.

Let’s give thanks and glory to our good Lord for the successful surgery. And let’s keep praying for her condition, that Jwan may remain stable and be extubated soon. Thank you for being with us in prayer.