Dr. Bowers writes:

Your little boy with the omphalocele is hanging in there. He has had three surgeries so far. I would be glad to write a little more detail if you are interested. Don’t know how medical you are.

Basically the liver was in the sac when he was a baby and therefore grew outside of his abdomen. It is now of a size that it would never fit back in through that hole. So I had to extend the hole the entire length of his abdomen to make enough room for the liver to fit back in. The liver isn’t in yet, but has room to go in hopefully gradually. He still has risks of infection and lots of other complications and has a long ways to go if he is going to make it. So keep praying.

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